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1. sustainment

noun. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence.

Synonyms

  • support
  • sustenance
  • upkeep
  • sustentation

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • sustain (English)
  • sustenir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word sustainment


1. Noun, singular or mass
According to a 2011 study conducted by Forbes Insights, a research division of Forbes, this type of environment does not foster innovation, which is important to the growth and sustainment of your company.

2. Adjective
Army units must have an effective PMI set up for their soldiers, based on solid strategies of initial training and sustainment training.

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