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  1. a live-in person.

Origin of live-in

1950–55; adj., noun use of verb phrase live in (a place) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for live-in

"residing on the premises," 1950, from live (v.) + in. Lived-in "inhabited, occupied" is first recorded 1873.

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