Struggle-for-existence



noun
1.
the competition in nature among organisms of a population to maintain themselves in a given environment and to survive to reproduce others of their kind.
struggle for existence
noun
1.
(not in technical usage) competition between organisms of a population, esp as a factor in the evolution of plants and animals See also natural selection

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