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  • noun Plural form of reliance.

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Examples

  • Neither of these reliances turned out to be as enduring as the creators of Bret-ton Woods had anticipated.

    RETURN TO PROSPERITY

  • But in a very real sense the set of reliances and relationships that were coaxed and developed out of the Marshall Plan continued, if not in precise formal understandings, but in deep values and assumptions throughout the second half of the twentieth century and at least until yesterday.

    The End of the Marshall Plan

  • Ladies and gentlemen, I shall not easily forget this scene, the pleasing task your favour has devolved upon me, or the strong and inspiring confirmation I have to-night, of all the hopes and reliances I have ever placed upon institutions of this nature.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • One would think it would, particularly in a state like this that has so many reliances because of its industrial base on the economy.

    CNN Transcript Nov 7, 2006

  • It seems that the sad underlying fact is that global economic alliances and reliances carry more weight in this world than human rights.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • It seems that the sad underlying fact is that global economic alliances and reliances carry more weight in this world than human rights.

    a man dies, the tragedy continues

  • In short, confident belief in a guru – the essential point in meditation on guru-yoga – is one that we develop not in contradiction with the order of priorities indicated in the four reliances.

    The Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra ��� Session Two

  • Buddha's scriptural texts stress the four reliances.

    The Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra ��� Session Two

  • Occupation is one of the main reliances of the planners of the institution as a part of the treatment there.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 799, April 25, 1891

  • Cut papers and evergreens were the great reliances in decoration.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South

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