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English definition of “live-in”

live-in

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈlɪv.ɪn/ us  

live-in adjective [before noun] (RELATIONSHIP)

describes a sexual partner who lives in someone's home but is not married to that person: a live-in lover

live-in adjective [before noun] (WORK)

describes a person who lives in the home where they work: a live-in housekeeper/nanny
(Definition of live-in adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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