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sustentation

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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

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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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The first known use of sustentation was in the 14th century

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“Sustentation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sustentation. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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