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My father died last year but my mother is still alive.
He is lucky to be alive after his fall.
The family was stealing food just to stay alive.
The boat caught fire and the two men were burned alive.
With the wind rushing through her hair she felt intensely alive.
This is the British English definition of alive. View American English definition of alive.