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verb (liv, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To be alive; to have life.
He's not expected to for more than a few months.
  1. (intransitive) To have permanent residence somewhere.
I at 2a Acacia Avenue.
  1. (intransitive) To survive, to persevere, to continue.
Her memory lives in that song.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: verderleven, overleven, voortbestaan
  • French: habiter
  • German: í¼berleben
  • Italian: abitare
  • Spanish: vivir
adjective 
  1. Having life; that is alive. Used attributively.
The post office will not ship animals.
  1. Of firearms or explosives, capable of causing harm.
The air force practices dropping bombs on the uninhabited island.
  1. (context, circuitry) Electrically charged or energized, usually indicating that the item may cause electrocution if touched.
Use caution when working near wires.
  1. (poker) Being a bet which can be raised by the bettor, usually in reference to a blind or straddle.
Tommy's blind was , so he was given the option to raise.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: scherp, scherpe
  • French: vivant
  • German: scharf
  • Italian: vivo
  • Spanish: vivo
adverb 
  1. Of an event, as it happens; in real time; direct.
The concert was broadcast by radio.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: rechtstreeks
  • French: en direct
  • German: direkt, live
  • Italian: dal vivo, live
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3) libban


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