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subsistence

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1 the fact of being or of being real
  • believes in the subsistence of a soul as a separate entity from the body

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2 uninterrupted or lasting existence
  • the subsistence of the patient's infection, even after the use of antibiotics, had the doctors puzzled

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The first known use of subsistence was in the 15th century

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“Subsistence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subsistence. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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