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synonyms for livelihood

  • employment
  • income
  • living
  • subsistence
  • sustenance
  • alimentation
  • art
  • business
  • circumstances
  • craft
  • game
  • grind
  • job
  • keep
  • maintenance
  • means
  • profession
  • racket
  • resources
  • slot
  • support
  • thing
  • trade
  • vocation
  • work
  • bread and butter
  • nine-to-five
  • rat race
  • source of income
  • what one is into
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antonyms for livelihood

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  • avocation
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • pastime
  • recreation
  • unemployment
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What are other ways to say livelihood?

Livelihood and the less formal word living, both refer to what one earns to keep (oneself) alive, but are seldom interchangeable within the same phrase: to threaten one’s livelihood; to earn one’s living. “To make a livelihood out of something” suggests making a business of it: to make a livelihood out of knitting hats. “To make a living” suggests making just enough to keep alive, and is particularly frequent in the negative: You cannot make a living out of that.  Maintenance refers usually to what is spent for the living of another: to provide for the maintenance of someone. Maintenance occasionally refers to the allowance itself provided for livelihood: They are entitled to a maintenance from this estate.

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How to use livelihood in a sentence

Back in April, Togo launched a social welfare program using digital cash transfers as the government tried to help informal workers whose livelihoods had been disrupted by the pandemic and the accompanying lockdown.
DIGITAL PLATFORMS HAVE BEEN A BOON FOR SOCIAL ASSISTANCE IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES DURING THE PANDEMICYINKA ADEGOKESEPTEMBER 9, 2020QUARTZ
The Democratic Party now has a crucial opportunity to join our fight and use their platform to ensure private equity can no longer destroy the livelihoods of workers left and right without any accountability.
WHY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MUST MAKE A CLEAN BREAK WITH WALL STREETMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
It’s a monumental failing that we have made restaurant owners and workers choose between their livelihoods and their lives.
IS THE GOVERNMENT JUST GOING TO WATCH THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY DIE?ELAZAR SONTAGAUGUST 28, 2020EATER
Yet heritage is essential for social wellbeing, for identity creation, for safeguarding traditional knowledge and livelihoods and for sustainable development.
SOME OF AFRICA’S MOST IMPORTANT HERITAGE SITES WILL BE LOST TO CLIMATE CHANGE WITHOUT INTERVENTIONNICK BROOKSAUGUST 20, 2020QUARTZ
Every generation of online creators has been through some version of this crisis, with corporate decisions destroying their livelihoods or fracturing their communities.
TIKTOK MADE HIM FAMOUS. NOW HE’S IMAGINING A WORLD WITHOUT ITABBY OHLHEISERAUGUST 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It leaves the Somali livestock industry at a crossroads and will likely lead to tens of thousands losing their livelihoods.
SOMALIA WILL LOSE $500 MILLION THIS YEAR AS ITS LIVESTOCK MISSES OUT ON HAJJ TO SAUDI ARABIAABDULLAHI YUSSUFJULY 29, 2020QUARTZ
Instead, we are desperately trying to save businesses, jobs and all the livelihoods that are attached to them.
THE CORONAVIRUS IS SERIOUS, AND SO IS THE THREAT TO SMALL BUSINESSESCHRIS CATEJULY 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That means public health can come at the expense of people’s privacy and livelihoods.
TRACING HOMOPHOBIA IN SOUTH KOREA’S CORONAVIRUS SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 18, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He was used to finding himself suddenly cut off from the means of livelihood.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I judge that of nearly thirty thousand people who live here not ten thousand have any regular employment or means of livelihood.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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WORDS RELATED TO LIVELIHOOD

  • bread
  • bread and butter
  • food
  • livelihood
  • maintenance
  • nutriment
  • nutrition
  • subsistence
  • support
  • sustenance
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