Translation of subsistence in Spanish:
- they paid us barely enough for subsistencenos pagaban lo justo para poder subsistir(before noun) (agriculture/crop/farming)de subsistencia(economy)subsistence wageeconomía (feminine) de subsistenciato live at subsistence levelsueldo (masculine) de hambrevivir con lo justo para subsistirExample sentences
- The decline in subsistence production for domestic consumption means that people are doubly disappointed, as they need to buy rice and have no income.
- Costs of living differ radically, and where subsistence production accounts for a large part of the food supply, GNP grossly underestimates wealth.
- They have a fallback in subsistence production and other cash crops, such as cocoa and copra.
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