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English noun: survival

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


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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