Example sentences for: overreliance

How can you use “overreliance” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Almost everyone who thought about it agreed that Britain's long-run relative decline as an economic power had much to do with structural weaknesses: an overreliance on traditional industries such as coal and cotton, a class-ridden educational system that still tried to produce gentlemen rather than engineers and managers, a business culture that had failed to make the transition from the family firm to the modern corporation.

  • The need to win private support may encourage a higher degree of artistic conservatism--too many performances of crowd pleasers like Tosca instead of works by 20 th century composers--and an overreliance on big-name superstars.

  • For example, there has been overreliance on quinolines (such as chloroquine) and antifolates (such as pyrimethamine) resulting in cross-resistance among these drug classes.

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