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subsistence

noun [U] uk   /səbˈsɪs.təns/ formal us  
the state of having what you need in order to stay alive, but no more: The money is intended to provide a basic subsistence and should not be paid to someone who receives other income. The family were living at subsistence level. enough money or food to keep yourself alive
(Definition of subsistence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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