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sur·viv·al

survival

 
 
pronunciation:
sr vaI vl
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or fact of continuing to be alive or survive.
Our survival depends on taking care of the natural environment.
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The word survival contains the following parts:
super-, supra-, sur-2 Latin prefix that means above, over
synonyms:
hyper-
antonyms:
sub-, hyp-, hypo-
 
viv, vivi, vit Latin root that means life, living, live
-al1 Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or result of
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The suffix -al1 attaches to verbs, primarily verbs from Latin or from Latin via French, to form nouns. The base verb always has primary stress on its final syllable.