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live-in
American English: /ˈlɪvɪn/
British English: /ˈlɪvɪn/

Translation of live-in in Spanish:

adjective

  • (before noun)
    (staff)
    residente
    a live-in maid
    una criada
    una empleada or chica con cama
    una empleada de planta (Mexico)
    una empleada puertas adentro (Chile)
    she has a live-in lover
    su amante vive con ella
    Example sentences
    • Once my mother asked me if I would mind spending the weekend helping my memaw around her house as her live-in nurse had to take off for the weekend for personal reasons.
    • She employs a live-in maid, but otherwise lives alone.
    • Employing a live-in servant was particularly important to distinguish the white-collar group, including civil servants, from that of the working class in Belgium.

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