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noun [countable]     way of life pronunciation in American English
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singularway of life
pluralways of life
  1. 1
    a typical way in which a person or group lives

    the rural way of life

  2. 2
    if something is a way of life, it is considered to be what people normally do or have

    Shortages have become a way of life here.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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