Synonyms of 'survival'
The existence of something is the fact that it is present in the world as a real thing.
Public worries about accidents are threatening the very existence of the nuclear power industry.
holding on to life
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Thesaurus for survival from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you refer to the survival of something or someone, you mean that they manage to continue or exist in spite of difficult circumstances .