- [U] 幸存; 生存 the fact or likelihood of surviving
- [C] 残存的人〔物〕; 遗物; 遗风 person, thing, custom, belief, etc. that has survived from an earlier time
a state of surviving; remaining alive
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
something that survives
- Hopes are fading for the survival of the missing climbers.
- The miraculous survival of some people in the air crash was widely reported by the press.
- She is the only survival in the accident.
- Survival is our first imperative.
- We need food and water for survival.
- That fashion is a survival from the 1930s.
- The use of ashes in church is a survival from an ancient rite.
- The doctors told my wife I had a fifty-fifty chance of survival.
- They are still fighting for survival.
- We all have a strong survival instinct.
- The old man was a survival of a past age.
- Most of these ceremonies are survivals from earlier times.
The hospital seemed to think his chances of survival were fifty-fifty.出自： A. N. Wilson