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live2

 
pronunciation:
laIv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Builder
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being alive; having life.
We saw live baby chickens at the farm.
synonyms:
alive, living
antonyms:
dead
definition 2: carrying electric current.
The electricians were careful to step around the live wires.
definition 3: being watched or heard by people at the same moment that the action is taking place.
The TV program was a live broadcast.They have live music at that restaurant.
antonyms:
recorded
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Word Builder: live +
  • lively:
    full of life and energy.