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lifeway

[lahyf-wey] /ˈlaɪfˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a way of life; a manner of living.
2.
any of the customs and practices of a culture.
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Examples from the web for lifeway
  • The economic downturn may be spurring another ancient lifeway: serial monogamy.
  • Sheep and goats, horses and mules, and a livestock-based lifeway came later.
  • It helps preserve and sustain the culture, history, and language of the tribe as a continuing part of the tribe's lifeway.
  • The one providing the information during an interview will be sharing lifeway surrounding the topic.
  • It is precisely to maintain this lifeway that the tribes reserved the rights to hunt, fish and gather in the ceded territories.
  • Studies such as these have allowed for the following general interpretation of lifeway differences between the three subdivisions.
Word Origin and History for lifeway
n.

"way of life," 1960s, an unconscious revival of Old English lifweg; see life (n.) + way.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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