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Definition of real life in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Life as it is lived in reality, involving unwelcome as well as welcome experiences, as distinct from a fictional or idealized world: [as modifier]: real-life situations
More example sentences
  • We should actually be out there talking to people because they've got real-life experiences that they want to share.
  • This real-life experience for students is real work in a small business working environment.
  • Academic research shook hands with real-life experience in Geraldton last week.

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