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sustentation

noun

Definition of SUSTENTATION

1
the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition <argues that a new toll is needed to pay for the long-term sustentation of the city's bridges>
2
the careful maintaining and protection of something valuable especially in its natural or original state <the all-important sustentation of Mount Vernon, Monticello, and other national treasures>

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