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"live in" in British English

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live in

phrasal verb with live uk   us   /lɪv/ verb

live-inadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈlɪv.ɪn/
A live-in ​sexualpartnerlives in someone's ​home but is not ​married to that ​person: a live-in ​lover
(Definition of live in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"live-in" in American English

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live-inadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈlɪvˌɪn/
living in the ​home of ​youremployer: We have a live-in ​nanny who ​takescare of the ​children.
(Definition of live-in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “live in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 性关系, (未婚)同居的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性關係, (未婚)同居的…
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