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English definition of “survival”

survival

adjective     /səˈvaɪ.vəl/ US  /sɚ-/
continuing to exist or wanting to continue to exist : We all have a strong survival instinct . The survival rate for people who have this form of cancer is now more than 90 percent .Life and living
(Definition of survival adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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