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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of survive.

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Examples

  • ­German occupation, survived being a slave labourer for 16 months in a Siberian prison camp from 1940 to 1941, ­survived being a Polish soldier at the battle of Monte Cassino.

    The Guardian World News

  • ­German occupation, survived being a slave labourer for 16 months in a Siberian prison camp from 1940 to 1941, ­survived being a Polish soldier at the battle of Monte Cassino.

    The Guardian World News

  • When he spoke the word survived the merriment left Elanas face.

    The Diamond Secret

  • When he spoke the word survived the merriment left Elanas face.

    The Diamond Secret

  • When he spoke the word survived the merriment left Elanas face.

    The Diamond Secret

  • When he spoke the word survived the merriment left Elanas face.

    The Diamond Secret

  • This use of the term survived in the nine - teenth century when James Ingram gave a lecture “On the Utility of Anglo-Saxon Literature” (1807) mean - ing the utility of knowing or studying Anglo-Saxon, or when John Petherham wrote An Historical Sketch of the Progress and Present State of Anglo-Saxon Litera - ture in England (1840) where literature means the study of literature.

    LITERATURE AND ITS COGNATES

  • Thus the _signum manuale_ had disappeared, except among notaries; but the term survived, and by a natural process it was transferred to the signature.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • The last lawyer bearing the title survived until nearly the middle of the nineteenth century.

    The American Judiciary

  • The phrase survived into the deputy prime minister's final text into the final text despite raised eyebrows in the press room: what are Clegg, Cameron and Osborne if not backroom boys too?

    The Guardian World News

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