sustention


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sustention

(səˈstɛnʃən)
n
another word for sustenance3
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But again, railway building and sustention by the British, and lately by the Chinese in Kenya has become the longest running scandal.
[12-14] Also, IL-17A enhance expression of macrophage-colony stimulating factor which has an important role in the differentiation and sustention of osteoclasts.
In the first top dressing fertilization (20 DAT), the fertilizer was superficially incorporated, with ridging to increase the plants' sustention. Three foliar applications of the following micro-nutrients were performed: boron (B), in the form of boric acid (1g [L.sup.-1]) and molybdenum (Mo) in the form of sodium molybdate (0.5g [L.sup.-1]).
Despite this low sustention rate, many Appeals officers try to salvage poorly developed cases that come to them by performing additional factual development themselves to ensure a good factual foundation on which to base a settlement.