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English definition of “live”

live

verb [I usually + adv/prep, T] (SPEND LIFE)    /lɪv/
B1 to spend your life in a particular way: After a while you get used to living alone. When you retire, you want to live a comfortable life. So the couple got married and lived happily ever after. He simply wants to live (out) (= experience) the rest of his days in peace. The TV's broken - we'll just have to live without (= not have) it for a while. She certainly lived her life to the full (= was always doing something interesting).figurative The US is living beyond its means (= spending more than it earns).Life and living
(Definition of live verb (SPEND LIFE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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