Definition Coal-reliant

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Definition

a (coal)-reliant (economy): (an economy) dependent on coal
idiom

to rely on (sbdy, sthg): to depend on, to count on (sbdy, sthg)
verb

reliant: dependent
adjective

Examples

  • "America's oil and coal-reliant economy and its refusal to ratify the Kyoto treaty on global warming is one of the contributing factors to the destruction of the ozone layer."

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