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Not dead or inanimate; living
“Some people buy live trees that are balled in burlap instead of a cut tree.”
Being in effective operation
“The movement of families from older estates to the new ones is also a very live issue and that is happening on a regular basis.”
Being in existence
“This tape is a collection of 10 skits from the original live broadcasts of the show.”
Having active properties
“Meanwhile, Antony, the thinker, had cleverly skewered a piece of Cheddar onto the end of a bare live electrical wire.”
Being in a state of ignition
“Nobody wished to retain money, everybody dropped it like a live coal.”
Of, containing, or using undetonated explosive
“Not only is this stretch of land corrugated and unmarked, it is also a live minefield.”
Be alive at a specified time
“My tastes are definitely different from what I would have liked, if I had lived five centuries ago.”
To have a home
“Leopards are not the only mammals in which daughters live close to their mothers.”
Have an exciting or fulfilling life
“I have the energy of a 30-year-old and I want to get out there and live!”
Make money to support living
“They live by hunting and gathering.”
To be alive
“We lived quite grandly.”
To be alive
“We can start living a normal life again now.”
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