means of subsistence

средства к существованию

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • means of subsistence — index maintenance (support of spouse) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • means of subsistence — way of surviving, way of keeping alive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subsistence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bare, basic SUBSISTENCE + NOUN ▪ agriculture, farming ▪ farmer ▪ economy …   Collocations dictionary

  • subsistence — n. 1) (a) bare, hand to mouth subsistence 2) a means of subsistence * * * [səb sɪst(ə)ns] hand to mouth subsistence (a) bare a means of subsistence …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Subsistence — Sub*sist ence, n. [Cf. F. subsistance, L. subsistentia.] 1. Real being; existence. [1913 Webster] Not only the things had subsistence, but the very images were of some creatures existing. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] 2. Inherency; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subsistence — [səbsis′təns] n. [ME < LL(Ec) subsistentia < L subsister: see SUBSIST] 1. existence; being; continuance 2. the act of providing sustenance 3. means of support or livelihood; often, specif., the barest means in terms of food, clothing, and… …   English World dictionary

  • subsistence — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of subsisting. 2) the means of doing this. 3) (before another noun ) referring to production at a level sufficient only for one s own use, without any surplus for trade: subsistence agriculture …   English terms dictionary

  • subsistence — [n] provisions for survival affluence, aliment, alimentation, bread*, bread and butter*, capital, circumstances, competence, earnings, existence, food, fortune, gratuity, income, independence, keep, legacy, livelihood, living, maintenance, means …   New thesaurus

  • subsistence — n. 1 the state or an instance of subsisting. 2 a the means of supporting life; a livelihood. b a minimal level of existence or the income providing this (a bare subsistence). Phrases and idioms: subsistence allowance (or money) esp. Brit. an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • subsistence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. existence, being, continuance; maintenance, livelihood, sustenance. See food. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The supporting of life] Syn. living, sustenance, maintenance, support, keep, bread, bread and… …   English dictionary for students

  • subsistence — noun 1》 the action or fact of subsisting.     ↘the means of doing this.     ↘[as modifier] denoting or relating to production at a level sufficient only for one s own use or consumption, without any surplus for trade: subsistence agriculture. 2》… …   English new terms dictionary

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