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Pronunciation

Adjective

living (not comparable)

Positive
living

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. A state of having life.
  2. In use or existing.
    A living language.
  3. Of everyday life
    living conditions
  4. True to life.
    The living image.
  5. Used as an intensifier.
    ...beat the living daylights out of him...

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Derived terms

Noun

Singular
living

Plural
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  1. (uncountable) The state of being alive.
  2. Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood
    What do you do for a living?
  3. A style of life.
    plain living
  4. In canon law, a position in a church (usually the Church of England) that has attached to it a source of income. The holder of the position receives its revenue for the performance of stipulated duties.

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