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livelihood

Saltos de línea: live¦li|hood
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌɪvlɪhʊd
 
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Definición de livelihood en inglés:

sustantivo

A means of securing the necessities of life: people whose livelihoods depend on the rainforest
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For many whose livelihoods depended on the yard the future has already disappeared.
  • Of course many fishermen are against this because their livelihood depends on it.
  • In the city people have relied on business to supply jobs to maintain their livelihoods.
Sinónimos
income, source of income, means of support, means, living, subsistence, keep, maintenance, sustenance, nourishment, daily bread, upkeep;

Origen

Old English līflād 'way of life', from līf 'life' + lād 'course' (see lode). The change in the word's form in the 16th century was due to association with lively and -hood.

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