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live

verb
 
 
/lɪv/
ALIVE [I] B1 to be alive: She only lived a few days after the accident. I hope I live to see my grandchildren.Life and living
live at/in/near, etc A1 to have your home somewhere: I still remember the house we lived in. They live in New York. We live near each other. Where do you live?Living or sleeping somewhereHome
WAY OF LIVING [I, T] B1 to spend your life in a particular way: Many people are living in poverty. She lived a full life.Life and living
I'll never live it down! humorous something you say about an embarrassing experience that other people will not forgetEmbarrassing
(Definition of live verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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