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1. The act or state of subsisting.
2. A means of subsisting, especially means barely sufficient to maintain life.
3. Something that has real or substantial existence.
4. Christianity Hypostasis.

sub·sis′tent adj.
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[beaucoup moins que] Ces associations font un travail de proximite sincere et peuvent attirer notre attention sur les carences qui subsistent. Nous voulons les ecouter pour prendre acte de leurs observations [beaucoup plus grand que], a declare Abdelhakim Belaabed en marge de cette rencontre.
According to Glarino, for the longest time until now, natural and nature-based food is actually the subsistent micro-economies of indigenous and rural communities.
The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) said commercial fishing vessels weighing 3.1 gross tons and above are still one of the main threats on the livelihood of small and subsistent fisherfolk.
They will have no money to cater for themselves and their families: maintaining even a subsistent lifestyle is increasingly difficult.
Ces derniers temps, les annees passent et les banalites subsistent, en ce mois de piete!
The Thomistic proof begins with the real distinction, in each of the things of our experience, between its essence and its existence and argues that the ultimate cause of such things must be something which is subsistent existence itself.
He stressed the need to promote research work and to support research culture among students and that we should provide the right platform to them in order to increase the capabilities of the young dynamic students to be more subsistent among other nations.
Although my parents were subsistent farmers, the harvest at times would be so bountiful that they supplied the local market traders with produce.I still carry fond memories of my family gathered around the fireplace on a chilly July evening as we roasted green maize straight from our farm.
I, therefore, make it known to Don Jose Alvarez this government's right to the Pansipit fishpond, and to consider subsistent the adjudgement of the same to DoNa Glicera Marella as long as the matter binds herself to pay, aside from the stipulated price, the difference between this and that of the previous public auction, in the proportion corresponding to the length of time lacking to complete the term of one year.