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English noun: survival

1. survival (state) a state of surviving; remaining alive


Synonymsendurance


Broader (hypernym)aliveness, animation, life, living


Narrower (hyponym)subsistence

2. survival (process) a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment


Synonymsnatural selection, selection, survival of the fittest


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process

3. survival (act) something that survives


Broader (hypernym)continuance, continuation


Narrower (hyponym)custom, hangover, holdover, usage, usance









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