Definition of livelihood noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    livelihood

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈlaɪvliˌhʊd//
     
    [countable, usually singular, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a means of earning money in order to live synonym living
  2. 2 Communities on the island depended on whaling for their livelihood. a means/source of livelihood
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: livelihood