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Only two of the planets could sustain life.
Analysts believe present economic growth can be sustained without inflation.
Throughout the trial he was sustained by the support of his family.
A cup of coffee isn’t enough to sustain you until lunchtime.
One of the officers sustained minor injuries in the fire.
Many farmers sustained crop damage during yesterday’s hailstorm.
This is the American English definition of sustain. View British English definition of sustain.
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