way of life

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Definition of way of life

1 : the habits, customs, and beliefs of a particular person or group of people Unhampered development is threatening these farmers' way of life.
2 : an important activity, job, etc., that affects all parts of someone's life For me, tennis is not just a sport, it's a way of life.

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“Way of life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/way%20of%20life. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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