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adjective American English pronunciation: living /ˈlɪvɪŋ/
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] alive at the present time

    He has no living relatives.

    She's arguably the sexiest living movie star.

  2. 2
    [only before noun] living creatures are animals or plants that have life, rather than objects such as rocks

    Their religion is based on a respect for all living things.

  3. 3
    [only before noun] living areas or living conditions are ones in which people live, rather than ones in which they work

    Living conditions for the troops are relatively comfortable.

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