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American English: /sərˈvaɪvəl/
British English: /səˈvʌɪv(ə)l/

Translation of survival in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (continued existence) the survival of the fittest
    (before noun) (equipment/kit/pack)
    de sobrevivencia or supervivencia
    survival course
    curso (masculine) de sobrevivencia or supervivencia
    survival rate
    índice (masculine) de sobrevivencia or supervivencia
    Example sentences
    • He had nothing to live for, but somehow the human instinct for survival overcame all the odds.
    • What this drug hopes to offer is a better life during treatment and a higher chance of survival overall.
    • This discrepancy at birth is evened out later on, as the girl child has better instincts of survival.
  • 2 countable (custom, belief)survival (from something)
    vestigio (masculine) or reliquia (feminine) (de algo)
    a survival from the Middle Ages
    un vestigio or una reliquia de la época medieval
    Example sentences
    • The Reformation settlement that established particular versions of Christianity as official religions in Britain has largely worn out, except for a few anachronistic survivals.
    • One method through which this was achieved was by re-positioning the religious ritual forms as archaic survivals of a Hindu past.
    • It would be imprudent to write them off as doomed archaic survivals.
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