Definition of sustentation in English:
noun[mass noun] formal
The support or maintenance of someone or something, especially through the provision of money: provision is made for the sustentation of preachers
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- Twenty per cent of the sustentation fee shall be paid into a specially held account for the purposes of campaigning.
- We also analyze the coupling strength threshold for sustentation of the connection.
- To 40 of my poor tenants at Chellesfeld 40s. To sustentation of an honest chaplain to celebrate for my soul the divine offices in the church of Chellesfeld for three years £15.
Definition of sustentation in:
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