Sustainment vs Sustentation - What's the difference?

sustainment | sustentation |


As nouns the difference between sustainment and sustentation

is that sustainment is the act of sustaining something while sustentation is the act, or the result of sustaining; sustainment.

sustainment

English

Noun

  • The act of sustaining something
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    sustentation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act, or the result of sustaining; sustainment.
  • The aggregate of the functions by which a living organism is maintained in a normal condition of weight and growth.