N on n
N on n to-infThe noun is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with on, and a to-infinitive clause.
|Noun||on||noun group||to-infinitive clause|
|this growing||reliance||on||third parties||to sell products|
Nouns with this pattern refer to a situation in which someone has to do something or is expected to do something.
obligation pressure reliance
There is no obligation on employers to employ part-time workers or job sharers.
There had been pressure on Jason to leave.