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life

noun [C/U] (TIME BEING ALIVE)   /lɑɪf/ (plural lives  /lɑɪvz/)
the period between birth and death, or the state of being alive: [U] Life is too short to worry about money! [C] Cats are supposed to have nine lives. Life is also anything that is alive: [U] animal/plant life life after death If you believe in life after death, you believe that a person continues to exist in some way after dying.
(Definition of life noun (TIME BEING ALIVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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