survivance

noun

sur·​viv·​ance sər-ˈvī-vən(t)s How to pronounce survivance (audio)

Examples of survivance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A discussion led by Weeden on native survivance in the face of suppression and colonization will follow. Courant Community, 8 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of survivance was circa 1623

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“Survivance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/survivance. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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