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sustenancenoun [U]

 /ˈsʌs·tə·nəns/
food, or the energy and other things food provides people and animals to keep them strong and healthy: The ranch animals get a lot of their sustenance from grazing.
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sustenancenoun [U]

uk   /ˈsʌs.tən.əns/  us   /ˈsʌs.tən.əns/ formal
  • sustenance noun [U] (SUPPORT)

emotional or mental support: When her husband died, she drew sustenance from/she found sustenance in her religious beliefs.
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Translations of “sustenance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 营养…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 營養…
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