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Last year, she received a Fulbright US Scholar Award to return to subsistence fishing villages outside the Brazilian city of Recife where she had organized a US-Brazil student project in the summer of 1965.

They were just subsistence farmers and they wanted to be left alone.

It is natural that rural Guatemalans or subsistence farmers in Kenya, facing drought or scorching heat, would seek out someplace more stable and resilient.

Income allows us in one period of time be able to pay our bills, be able to have subsistence in our life.

For farmers who are mainly focused on subsistence farming, the upside includes optimizing underutilized vast pieces of land, earning extra income and getting access to market through Komaza’s wood processing and sales operations.

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These are young fathers, rural farmers, usually growing banana or coffee or subsistence crops.

Committee on Natural Resources draft bill discussion—“The Alaska Native Subsistence Co-Management Demonstration Act of 2014”

The absence of a minimum wage law results in many workers earning below subsistence levels.

Hunter-gatherers and subsistence farmers work hard to obtain every calorie they eat.

Moreover, the settlements rely for their subsistence on profligate funding and services provided by the state of Israel.

It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.

It has no connection as yet with the question of the total available means of subsistence.

The citizens, on a short notice of 20 days, were deprived of the means of gaining a subsistence.

According to Moro custom the fruit of a manʼs labour belongs to the Datto who gives the man a subsistence.

Thus he could readily obtain the means of subsistence by aid of the arts and weapons employed by him in the tropical forests.

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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subsistence, such as: livelihood, ration, sustenance, affluence, aliment, and alimentation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.