Definition of subsistency in English:

subsistency

noun

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  • 1Theology= "subsistence".

  • 2Something that has a substantial existence; = "subsistence".

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Meredith Hanmer (1543–1604), Church of England and Church of Ireland clergyman and historian. From post-classical Latin subsistentia subsistence: see -ency.

Pronunciation

subsistency

/səbˈsɪst(ə)nsi/