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British English: /səbˈsɪst(ə)ns/
American English: /səbˈsɪstəns/

Translation of subsistence in German:


  • 1 (subsisting)
    [Über]leben Neutr.
    be enough for a bare subsistence
    gerade genug zum [Über]leben sein
    das Existenzminimum sein
    subsistence is not possible under these conditions
    unter diesen Bedingungen kann man nicht leben od. existieren
  • 2[means of] subsistence
    Lebensgrundlage Fem.
    millet is their chief means of subsistence
    sie leben hauptsächlich von Hirse
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