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Definition of 'livelihood'

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The charity is also doing many of the basic things to help those who suddenly find themselves displaced without money, a home or a livelihood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their livelihood does not depend on obtaining an artistic identity and a personal following. Harris, Marvin Cultural Anthropology (1995)He is making all that money when we are seeing people losing their livelihoods and homes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Few of those who lost their homes or livelihoods were insured for flood damage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All these families who lost their homes and livelihoods. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As well as people losing their homes and livelihoods there is the drastic affect this will have on the environment. The Sun (2009)He lost his job and livelihood. The Sun (2016)Their livelihoods may depend on it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a very real one that will affect the livelihoods of millions of people in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is my livelihood, my job and my life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their livelihood depends on quick and efficient crossings of the Channel. Times, Sunday Times (2015)People lost their jobs and livelihoods because of the bank's failure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The villagers' livelihoods depend on the rains. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's my job and my livelihood at risk. The Sun (2006)Football is only a game, but it is big business and livelihoods depend on it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That could affect your livelihood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)People's livelihoods are being affected. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There could be initial resistance from local shops if it looks like their livelihood could be affected; this needs careful consideration. Ingham, Christine Life Without Work (1994)Reflecting recently on his defeat he says he feels lucky to have been ejected and discovering that there is life and livelihood outside Westminster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As a result, once again, there has been unnecessary destruction of life and livelihoods. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Unite's priority is to secure jobs and give our members a fighting chance of coming through this economic turmoil with their jobs and livelihoods intact. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They looted; they killed; they deprived innocent people of their homes and their livelihoods. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And people's businesses, homes and livelihoods are being destroyed in the process. The Sun (2011)My thoughts are with those who have lost family or friends, whose homes or livelihoods have been damaged, and those displaced. The Sun (2007)

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Translations for 'livelihood'

British English: livelihood NOUN
Your livelihood is the job or other source of income that gives you the money to buy the things you need.
...fishermen who depend on the seas for their livelihood.

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