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subsistence / sustento
 
subsistence   [səbˈsɪstəns]
A. -noun
(=nourishment)   sustento (m),   subsistencia (f)
(=existence)   existencia (f)
·means of subsistence
medios masculine plural de subsistencia
B. -compound
·subsistence allowance   -noun   dietas feminine plural
·subsistence economy   -noun   economía (f) de subsistencia
·subsistence farmer   -noun   campesino que se dedica a la agricultura de subsistencia
·subsistence farming   -noun   agricultura (f) de subsistencia
·subsistence level   -noun   nivel (m) masculineínimo de subsistencia
·to live at subsistence level
·vivir muy justo,   poderse sustentar apenas
·subsistence wage   -noun   salario (m) de subsistencia
 
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