Translation of subsistence in Spanish:

subsistence

subsistencia, n.

Pronunciation: /səbˈsɪst(ə)ns//səbˈsɪstəns/

noun

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    subsistencia feminine
    (farming/crop/agriculture) (before noun) de subsistencia
    (economy) economía de subsistencia feminine
    they paid us barely enough for subsistence nos pagaban lo justo para poder subsistir
    • to live at subsistence level vivir con lo justo para subsistir
    • Given overall limitations to their mobility and associated subsistence production, we find nothing odd about the Dorset pattern.
    • Recent research has indicated that the technologically efficient British agriculture was producing, at least in grain, a large surplus over the subsistence needs of its people.
    • Other factors contributing to such households are housing shortages and the need to generate income through both wage labor and subsistence production.
    • In general, FSA personnel helped clients to develop farm plans that moved them away from cash crop agriculture toward a mixed livestock and subsistence economy.
    • We know that household and village subsistence economies were predominant in India until at least the early years of the independence era.
    • Hence in order to encourage people off the land and away from subsistence production, the incentive to produce for oneself and one's family had to be removed.
    • In a classic subsistence economy, producers are in a direct conversation with nature and make limited demands on a variety of natural system elements.
    • These developments all contributed to massive surplus extractions from subsistence producers confined to the reserves.
    • They have a fallback in subsistence production and other cash crops, such as cocoa and copra.
    • Nor must it be forgotten that there were many European societies, even at the end of the eighteenth century, in which privileged groups thoroughly cornered all consumption above the subsistence minimum.
    • The Parliament of landlords which took over politics in 1640 was not interested in preserving a peasantry engaged in subsistence production.
    • This implies among other things that the wage rate is equal to the subsistence basket evaluated in production prices.
    • They have always played an important role in agriculture, both in subsistence production and in the production of cash crops on small peasant farms.
    • We have not argued that the position of a subsistence producer, living at the edge of hunger, is the same as that of an affluent suburban dweller.
    • The decline in subsistence production for domestic consumption means that people are doubly disappointed, as they need to buy rice and have no income.
    • She and her husband own four acres of land, sufficient for subsistence agriculture but not much else.
    • For women facing the uncertainty of cash remittances or declining income, subsistence production becomes an important safety net.
    • Participation in the market economy has blurred the strict demarcation of gender roles associated with subsistence production.
    • Throughout much of Africa, the main rural production is subsistence agriculture, which cannot meet the needs of an expanding population.
    • Costs of living differ radically, and where subsistence production accounts for a large part of the food supply, GNP grossly underestimates wealth.