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sustenance

suh stuh nuhns

  • n  a source of materials to nourish the body
  • n  the financial means whereby one lives
  • n  the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
    they were in want of sustenance

  • Fisher is one of more than 1,000 "locavores," self-styled concerned culinary adventurers, who took the pledge last month to eat nothing--or almost nothing--but sustenance drawn .
  • Rejecting his former party allies, and anyone who could be accused of espousing the values of an older and more gracious Chinese civilization, Mao drew his sustenance from the .
  • The National Assembly is just a few blocks down the boulevard, and when sessions run late, legislators traditionally repair to Lipp's for sustenance, discussion and intrigue.
News & Articles

  • Suffer for your art? Tax to fund A&E possible in Larimer County
    If the arts are both an important economic development tool and nourishment for the soul, two Northern Colorado efforts are working to secure that growth and sustenance for generations to come.
    June 11, 2013 - The Fort Collins Coloradoan
  • Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy plans new Saginaw Bay birding trail
    The preserve dense with trees for nesting and food for sustenance backs plans to incorporate the preserve and approximately 50 other sites along the Saginaw Bay shoreline into a new regional tourist attraction – the Saginaw Bay Birding Trail.
    June 10, 2013 - The Bay City Times
  • As guest habits change, New York hotel clears away room service
    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Soon, the black-uniformed waiters wheeling trolleys of food will disappear from the halls of the Hilton Midtown. Will visitors to New York City's largest hotel mind having to leave their rooms for sustenance? For some, a hotel without room service made no sense. "You're on holiday, you're away, you like being waited on," said Claire Avery, a prison clerk ...
    June 8, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Christine Varney in PR Newswire (press release)
    American agriculture provides the livelihood for an enormous portion of the workforce and sustenance for the rest,said Varney. "Today's discussion on the important issues facing the dairy industry has been immeasurably helpful as we...
  • SM Krishna in Economic Times
    For Afghanistan's stabilisation, it is essential for the neighbouring and regional countries to ensure that support, sustenance and sanctuaries for terrorist organisations are ended forthwith,External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said.

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