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Overview of noun subsistence

The noun subsistence has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) subsistence

(minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting; "social security provided only a bare subsistence")

2. (1) subsistence

(a means of surviving; "farming is a hard means of subsistence")

3. subsistence

(the state of existing in reality; having substance) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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