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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Minimal (or marginal) resources for living; The state of existing in reality; A means of surviving.

Usage examples (34)
  • Everyone has a natural right to choose that vocation in life which he thinks most likely gives him comfortable subsistence.
  • Farming is a hard means of subsistence
  • What we call subsistence would look good to most of these workers.
  • You are right; there is a difference in subsistence hunting and poaching. for more
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