within living memory Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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within living memory

If something has happened within living memory, it can be remembered by some people who are still alive: There is possibly less chance of another world war while the last one is within living memory.
Translations of “within living memory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 記憶猶新,依然留在記憶中…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记忆犹新,依然留在记忆中…
(Definition of within living memory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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