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Meaning of “livelihood” - Learner’s Dictionary

livelihood

noun [C, U]     /ˈlaɪvlihʊd/
the way that you earn the money you need for living: The farm is his livelihood.Jobs, careers and professionsWorkingEarning money and money earned
Translations of “livelihood”
in Spanish sustento, medio de vida…
in Vietnamese sinh kế…
in Thai ความเป็นอยู่…
in Malaysian punca pendapatan…
in French gagne-pain…
in German der Lebensunterhalt…
in Indonesian nafkah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活来源, 饭碗,生计…
in Turkish geçim, rızk…
in Russian средства к существованию…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活來源, 飯碗,生計…
in Polish źródło utrzymania…
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