- subsistencia (f) they paid us barely enough for subsistence nos pagaban lo justo para poder subsistir (before n) [agriculture/crop/farming] de subsistencia; [economy] economía (f) de subsistencia subsistence wage sueldo (m) de hambre to live at subsistence level vivir con lo justo para subsistirMore example 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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