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subsistence level

noun

a standard of living barely adequate to support life

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RELATED WORDS

breadline, pauperism

Nearby words

subsidy, subsist, subsistence, subsistence allowance, subsistence farming, subsistence level, subsistence wage, subsistent, subsocial, subsoil, subsoil plow
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