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live-action

[lahyv-ak-shuh n] /ˈlaɪvˈæk ʃən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to movies, videos, and the like, that feature real performers, as distinguished from animation:
A new live-action version of the classic animated film will be released later this year.
2.
Informal. live2 (def 11).
Origin of live-action
1955-1960
1955-60
Related forms
live action, noun
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in broadcasting and filmmaking, the use of real people or animals as opposed to computer-generated or animated beings

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