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EtymologyEdit

French survivance.

NounEdit

survivance (countable and uncountable, plural survivances)

  1. survivorship
    • Bishop Burnet
      His son had the survivance of the stadtholdership.
  2. (Canada) The survival of Francophone culture in the face of Anglo-American hegemony.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for survivance in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From survivre +‎ -ance

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

survivance f (plural survivances)

  1. relic

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