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alive

adjective [never before noun]
 
 
/əˈlaɪv/
NOT DEAD B1 living, not dead: Are your grandparents still alive?Life and living
PLACE full of activity and excitement: The bar was alive with the sound of laughter. The city comes alive at night.Energetic and lively
CONTINUING continuing to exist: Local people are fighting to keep the language alive.Existing and being
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