sustained by

See: dependent
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The sailing- ship, with her unthrobbing body, seemed to lead mysteriously a sort of unearthly existence, bordering upon the magic of the invisible forces, sustained by the inspiration of life-giving and death- dealing winds.
Was it the voice of another unfortunate creature, abandoned in the middle of the ocean, some other victim of the shock sustained by the vessel?
Henry of the Missouri Company, the first American who trapped upon the head-waters of the Columbia; and the frightful hardships sustained by Wilson P.
This attempt was followed up and sustained by others, until in 1825 a footing was secured, and a complete system of trapping organized beyond the mountains.
The proposed Interpretation would permit an enterprise to recognize the financial statement effects of a tax position when the position is "probable" of being sustained by the enterprise following an audit by the taxing authorities.
25) Averting the "Tragedy of the Commons" is a collective task that can only be achieved through multiplied individual efforts, encouraged and sustained by appropriate social structures and international support.
The statutory authorization relates to a loss sustained by a corporate lender on repayment of a foreign currency denominated loan by a affiliated corporation.

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