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survival

sur·viv·al

survival

 
 
pronunciation:
sr vaI vl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of surviving, or the fact of having survived.
With little water, their survival in the desert was not likely.The survival of all the passengers on the doomed flight was extraordinary.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to things that are needed to survive, esp. in a difficult environment or in circumstances of crisis.
survival tools
similar words:
living
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