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subsist

US [səbˈsɪst]
UK [səb'sɪst]
  • v.存在;(尤指靠有限的食物或钱)维持生活;有效
  • Web生存;供养;活下去
Simple Present:subsists  Present Participle:subsisting  Past Tense:subsisted  
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (on sth)
(尤指靠有限的食物或钱)维持生活,度日to manage to stay alive, especially with limited food or money
Old people often subsist on very small incomes.
老人往往靠十分微薄的收入艰难度日。
2.
[i]
存在;有效to exist; to be valid
The terms of the contract subsist.
合同条款有效。

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