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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theylive out
he/she/itlives out
present participleliving out
past tenselived out
past participlelived out
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  1. 1
    [transitive]live out something to do something that you have thought or dreamed of doing
    The inheritance would allow her to live out her fantasies.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to not live at the place where you work or study
    Universities are short of accommodation, so some students have to live out.
  3. 3
    live out your life to spend the rest or part of your life in a particular place or situation
    She wanted to live out the remaining weeks of her life at home.
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