Definition of livelihood in English:

livelihood

Line breaks: live¦li|hood
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪvlɪhʊd
 
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noun

Origin

Old English līflād 'way of life', from līf 'life' + lād 'course' (see lode). The change in the word's form in the 16th century was due to association with lively and -hood.

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