Translation of survival in Spanish:

survival

Pronunciation: /sərˈvaɪvəl; səˈvaɪvəl/

n

  • 1.1 u (continued existence) sobrevivencia (f), supervivencia (f) the survival of the fittest la ley del más fuerte (before n) [equipment/kit/pack] de sobrevivencia or supervivencia survival bag bolsa (f) de sobrevivencia or supervivencia survival course curso (m) de sobrevivencia or supervivencia survival rate índice (m) de sobrevivencia or supervivencia
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    • 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.
    1.2 c (custom, belief) survival (from sth) vestigio (m) or reliquia (f)(de algo) a survival from the Middle Ages un vestigio or una reliquia de la época medieval
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    • 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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