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Meaning of “within living memory” in the English Dictionary

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within living memory

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