chance of survival

noun phrase

Definition of chance of survival

: likelihood that someone will continue to live in spite of present-day difficult conditions (such as being ill or injured)

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“Chance of survival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chance%20of%20survival. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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