live-action

[ lahyv-ak-shuh n ]
/ ˈlaɪvˈæk ʃən /

adjective

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.
Informal. live2(def 11).

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Origin of live-action

First recorded in 1955–60

OTHER WORDS FROM live-action

live action, noun
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