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living picture


      n      another term for       tableau vivant  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
a    possessing life; not dead  
b    (as collective n preceded by the)  
the living     
2    having the characteristics of life (used esp. to distinguish organisms from nonliving matter)  
3    currently in use or valid  
living language     
4    seeming to be real  
a living image     
5    (of animals or plants) existing in the present age; extant  
   Compare       extinct       1  
6      (Geology)      another word for       live   2       15  
7    presented by actors before a live audience  
living theatre     
8    prenominal   (intensifier)  
the living daylights     
9    the condition of being alive  
10    the manner in which one conducts one's life  
fast living     
11    the means, esp. the financial means, whereby one lives  
12      (Church of England)      another term for       benefice  
13    modifier   of, involving, or characteristic of everyday life  
living area     
14    modifier   of or involving those now alive (esp. in the phrase living memory)  

cost of living  
a    the basic cost of the food, clothing, shelter, and fuel necessary to maintain life, esp. at a standard regarded as basic or minimal  
b    (as modifier)  
the cost-of-living index     
2    the average expenditure of a person or family in a given period  
1    given to ready indulgence of the appetites  
2    (of animals and plants) not parasitic; existing independently  
  free-liver      n  
living death  
      n   a life or lengthy experience of constant misery  
living fossil  
      n   an animal or plant, such as the coelacanth and ginkgo, belonging to a group most of whose members are extinct  
living picture  
      n      another term for       tableau vivant  
living room  
      n   a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests  
living wage  
      n   a wage adequate to permit a wage earner to live and support a family in reasonable comfort  
living will  
      n   a document stating that if its author becomes terminally ill, his or her life should not be prolonged by artificial means, such as a life-support machine  
standard of living  
      n   a level of subsistence or material welfare of a community, class, or person  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  




1    active, alive, alive and kicking, animated, breathing, existing, in the land of the living     (informal)   lively, quick     (archaic)   strong, vigorous, vital  
2    active, contemporary, continuing, current, developing, extant, in use, ongoing, operative, persisting  
3    animation, being, existence, existing, life, subsistence  
4    life style, mode of living, way of life  
5    bread and butter     (informal)   job, livelihood, maintenance, (means of) support, occupation, (source of) income, subsistence, sustenance, work  
6      (Church of England)   benefice, incumbency, stipend  
7    the living      flesh and blood, the quick     (archaic)  
,       adj  
1    dead, deceased, defunct, departed, expired, late, lifeless, perished  
2    obsolescent, obsolete, out-of-date, vanishing  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
self-taken picture
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
a member of a European people of Russia, living chiefly in the middle Volga region
a member of a European people of Russia, living chiefly in the middle Volga region
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly—sometimes called "Assisted Living" or "Board and Care" facilities
a group selfie ; a picture taken by one person next to other people, usually to share it through social media
[Slang] comes from the combination of "selfie" and "us"
a small digital image or icon used to express or convey an idea, a mood or an emotion in electronic communication. It's a loanword from japoneese coming from e 'picture'+ moji 'letter, character'.
[Internet] Althoug being coincidental, the resemblance of the term 'emoji' to the english word 'emoticon' (a facial expression composed of keyboard characters, such as :-)) helps its memorability. 😊
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
a prank on Twitter consisting of posting a link to a picture of a duck on wheels
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
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