live-in adjective Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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live-inadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈlɪv.ɪn/

live-in adjective [before noun] (RELATIONSHIP)

A live-in sexual partner lives in someone's home but is not married to that person: a live-in lover

live-in adjective [before noun] (WORK)

used to refer to a person who lives in the home where they work: a live-in housekeeper/nanny
Translations of “live-in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 性關係, (未婚)同居的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性关系, (未婚)同居的…
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