- adj.VERBS▪ be▪ become▪ remainADVERB▪ heavily▪
The service has become heavily reliant on government support.▪ completely, entirely, totally, wholly (esp. BrE)▪ overly▪ increasingly▪ quite (esp. BrE)PREPOSITION▪ on, upon▪
The charity is completely reliant on public donations.
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