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living

noun
 
 
/ˈlɪvɪŋ/
B2 [C] the money that you earn from your job: [usually singular] to earn/make a living What does he do for a living (= how does he earn money)?Earning money and money earned
country/healthy, etc living the way in which you live your life →  See also standard of living Life and livingLifestyles and their study
Translations of “living”
in Korean 생활비…
in Arabic رِزْق, كَسْب العَيْش…
in Portuguese sustento…
in Catalan la vida…
in Japanese 生計…
in Italian stipendio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 收入, 生計…
in Russian средства к существованию…
in Turkish kazanç, geçim, geçinme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 收入, 生计…
in Polish utrzymanie…
(Definition of living noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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