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life-sustaining Line breaks: life-sustain¦ing

Definition of life-sustaining in English:


Serving to continue or support life: a measure giving courts a greater chance to review decisions to end life-sustaining care
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  • Matthew, a 2-year-old Antioch boy who had waited 15 months for a life-sustaining kidney and liver transplant, had his new organs.
  • The similarity between the rocks that trapped it and those on Mars raises the hope that comparable life-sustaining water could lie buried beneath the red planet's surface.
  • We truly appreciate his selecting us as beneficiaries of this life-sustaining gift to our children.
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