There are 2 translations of vivir in English:

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of vivir in English:

vivir2

vi

  • 1 (estar vivo) to be alive ¿tu abuelo todavía vive? is your grandfather still alive? su recuerdo vivirá siempre entre nosotros his memory will live for ever among us ¿quién vive? [Militar/Military] who goes there?
  • 3 (subsistir) la pintura no da para vivir you can't make a living from painting viven con honradez they make an honest living vive por encima de sus posibilidades she is living beyond her means con ese sueldo no le llega para vivir that salary isn't enough (for him) to live on, he can't make ends meet on that salary vivir de algo to live on sth no sé de qué viven I don't know what they live on vive de las rentas he lives on the income from his property ( o/or shares etc), he has a private income [anticuado/dated] viven de la caridad they live on charity viven de la pesca they live from o by fishing, they make their living from o by fishing no puedes seguir viviendo de ilusiones you can't go on living a dream
  • 5 (como interjección/as interjection) ¡viva el Rey! long live the King! ¡vivan los novios! three cheers for the bride and groom! mañana no habrá clase — ¡viva! there will be no lessons tomorrow — hurray!

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.