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live-in

(lĭv′ĭn′)
adj.
1. Residing in the place where one is employed: a live-in cook.
2. Residing together with another, especially in a sexual relationship.
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live′-in`

(lɪv)

adj.
1. residing at the place of one's employment: a live-in maid.
2. living in a cohabitant relationship.
n.
3. a live-in person.
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Translations

live-in

[ˈlɪvˌɪn] ADJ live-in lovercompañero/a m/f
live-in maidcriada f interna
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

live-in

adj cook, maidin Haus wohnend; her live-in partnerihr Partner, mit dem sie zusammen wohnt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

live-in

[ˈlɪvɪn] adj (fam) (partner) → convivente; (servant) → che vive in casa
he has a live-in girlfriend → la sua ragazza vive con lui
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

live1

(liv) verb
1. to have life; to be alive. This poison is dangerous to everything that lives.
2. to survive. The doctors say he is very ill, but they think he will live.; It was difficult to believe that she had lived through such an experience.
3. to have one's home or dwelling (in a particular place). She lives next to the church.; They went to live in Bristol / in a huge house.
4. to pass (one's life). He lived a life of luxury.; She lives in fear of being attacked.
5. (with by) to make enough money etc to feed and house oneself. He lives by fishing.
-lived adjective
having (a certain type of) life. long-lived.
ˈliving adjective
1. having life; being alive. a living creature; The aim of the project was to discover if there was anything living on Mars.
2. now alive. the greatest living artist.
noun
the money etc needed to feed and house oneself and keep oneself alive. He earns his living driving a taxi; She makes a good living as an author.
ˈliving-room noun
the room of a house etc in which the occupants of the house usually sit during their leisure time.
live-in adjective
living in the same place with a sexual partner without being married to him/her. a live-in partner/boyfriend.
live and let live
to tolerate other people's actions and expect them to tolerate one's own.
live down
to live through the shame of (a foolish act etc) till it is forgotten.
live in/out
to have one's home at, away from, the place where one works. All the hotel staff live in; The nurse chose to live out.
live on
1. to keep oneself alive by eating. He lives on fish and potatoes.
2. to be supported (financially) by. He lives on $40 a week.
live up to
to behave in a manner worthy of. He found it difficult to live up to his reputation as a hero.
(with)in living memory
within a period recent enough to be remembered by someone still alive. It was the worst harvest in living memory.
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The first was the meal-time chat with the Language Arts instructor, who spoke happily of her divorced husband and new "partner", and a male teacher candidate in his early twenties who also spoke casually of his live-in girlfriend.