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I really became convinced I wanted to tell the story of the real-life model for the Degas sculpture 'Little Dancer Aged 14,' which was unveiled in 1881, the Belle Epoque.
Cathy Marie Buchanan

Meaning of "real-life" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REAL-LIFE

real-life  [ˌriːlˈlaɪf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REAL-LIFE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Real-Life is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES REAL-LIFE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Real life

Real life is a phrase used to distinguish actual events, people, and activities from fictional worlds or characters, from interactions on the Internet, or, pejoratively, from certain lifestyles or activities that the speaker deems less important, worthy, or otherwise "real".

Definition of real-life in the English dictionary

The definition of real-life in the dictionary is of or relating to actual human life, as lived by real people, esp contrasted with the lives of fictional or fantasy characters.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REAL-LIFE


afterlife
ˈɑːftəˌlaɪf
antilife
ˌæntɪˈlaɪf
birdlife
ˈbɜːdlaɪf
life
laɪf
long-life
ˈlɒŋlaɪf
lowlife
ˈləʊˌlaɪf
midlife
ˈmɪdˌlaɪf
nightlife
ˈnaɪtˌlaɪf
nonlife
ˌnɒnˈlaɪf
prelife
priːˈlaɪf
short-life
ˌʃɔːtˈlaɪf
still-life
stɪl laɪf
wildlife
ˈwaɪldˌlaɪf

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REAL-LIFE

real presence
real property
real tennis
real time
real wages
real world
real-estate agent
real-estate developer
real-estate office
real-estate register
real-time
real-time computer
real-time processing
real-time system
realgar
realia
realign
realignment
realisability
realisable

WORDS THAT END LIKE REAL-LIFE

a dog´s life
biological half-life
come to life
daily life
effective half-life
family life
for dear life
go for your life
half-life
home life
larger-than-life
love life
not on your life
pro-life
quality of life
real life
still life
to the life
true-life
way of life

Synonyms and antonyms of real-life in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «real-life» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REAL-LIFE

Find out the translation of real-life to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of real-life from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «real-life» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

现实生活中的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de la vida real
570 millions of speakers

English

real-life
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वास्तविक जीवन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

من واقع الحياة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в реальной жизни
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

- vida real
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাস্তব জীবন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la vie réelle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kehidupan sebenar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Real-Life-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

現実の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

gesang nyata
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thực tế cuộc sống
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிஜ வாழ்க்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वास्तविक जीवन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gerçek hayat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vita reale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prawdziwe życie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в реальному житті
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în viața reală
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

της πραγματικής ζωής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die werklike lewe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

verkliga livet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

real- life
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of real-life

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REAL-LIFE»

The term «real-life» is very widely used and occupies the 8.883 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REAL-LIFE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «real-life» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «real-life» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about real-life

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10 QUOTES WITH «REAL-LIFE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word real-life.
1
Art Alexakis
I have my dark side like anybody, you know, depression, anxiety... and I write about gritty, real-life stuff.
2
David J. Anderson
I like solving problems, and science provides a logical way of solving real-life problems.
3
Antonio Banderas
I've never liked watching real-life couples play couples onscreen or onstage. It takes me out of the story.
4
Julian Bond
I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work.
5
Cathy Marie Buchanan
I really became convinced I wanted to tell the story of the real-life model for the Degas sculpture 'Little Dancer Aged 14,' which was unveiled in 1881, the Belle Epoque.
6
Linda Cardellini
After I finished 'E.R.', I wanted to concentrate on re-examining what kind of actress I am and taking time for real-life things.
7
Robert Crais
I began to encounter real-life stories of dogs protecting their wounded or dying or dead handler... or dogs refusing to leave the bodies of the people they were bonded to, sitting in cemeteries for days or sometimes weeks. You find these stories endlessly.
8
Daniel L. Doctoroff
Nothing replaces real-life experience. Of course, I say this as someone who went to law school.
9
Aaron Douglas
I have a new show now called 'The Bridge,' where I play a guy who's a real-life guy. My character's based on the life of a guy named Craig Bromell who was a cop for 12 years and then became head of the police association, so basically the president of the union for 85,000 cops.
10
Lucien Engelen
We tend not to use the biggest resource in healthcare - the patients themselves. So I'm trying to figure out possible uses for digital technologies like Facebook but also real-life social networks to improve healthcare provision.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REAL-LIFE»

Discover the use of real-life in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to real-life and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Artificial Neural Networks in Real-life Applications
"This book offers an outlook of the most recent works at the field of the Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), including theoretical developments and applications of systems using intelligent characteristics for adaptability"--Provided by ...
Juan Ramon Rabunal, Julian Dorado, 2006
2
Original Gangster: The Real Life Story of One of America's ...
From being taken under the wing of old time gangster Bumpy Johnson, through one of the most successful drug smuggling operations, to being sentenced to seventy years in prison, Original Gangster is a chilling look at the rise and fall of a ...
Frank Lucas, Aliya S. King, 2010
3
Real-Life Discipleship: Building Churches That Make Disciples
Real-Life Discipleship explains what should happen in the life of every Christian and in every small group so that the church becomes an army of believers dedicated to seeing the world saved.With the overriding goal to train disciples who ...
Jim Putman, 2014
4
The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
His search proves to be a story as intriguing as any of his subject's own novels, as baffling, and, in the end, as uniquely rewarding. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Vladimir Nabokov, 2011
5
The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts, Real Stories, ...
From the #1 bestselling author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" comes the ultimate guide to real estate--the advice and techniques every investor needs to navigate through the ups, downs, and in-betweens of the market.
‎2009
6
Real Life: Preparing for the 7 Most Challenging Days of Your ...
Presents advice and coping strategies for dealing with crises in daily life, examining problems which can arise from such events as loss of a loved one, a physical or mental breakdown, or loss of a sense of purpose in life.
Phil McGraw, 2009
7
Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Queen
Draws on interviews with producers, managers and ex-girlfriends and boyfriends to provide a history of the band, including how lead singer Freddie Mercury's sexuality alienated some of their fans and forced the band to reinvent themselves.
Mark Blake, 2013
8
Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron
An account of the life and personality of Eva Peron, who, as the wife of the president of Argentina, wielded a power that made her idolized as well as feared
Nicholas Fraser, 1996
9
Girls in Real Life Situations: Group Counseling Activities ...
Girls in real life situations is designed for use by educators and mental health professionals in schools and other settings"--[p.4 Cover].
Julia V. Taylor, Shannon Trice-Black, 2007
10
Guy in Real Life
But they don't. This is a story of the roles we all play—at school, at home, online, and with our friends—and the one person who might be able to show us who we are underneath it all.
Steve Brezenoff, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REAL-LIFE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term real-life is used in the context of the following news items.
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Real-Life 'Jurassic World' Dinos May Be 10 Years Off
Dino-chicken. Chickosaurus. Squawkasaurus Rex. None of these sound quite as terrifying as the reptilian star in “Jurassic World,” which set box-office records ... «Discovery News, Jun 15»
2
Real-Life, Not TV, Policing
To the Editor: “A National Discussion About Policing, and a Local Reminder of Its Dangers,” by Jim Dwyer (About New York column, May 6), is also a reminder ... «New York Times, May 15»
3
Guy Who Wanted To Be A Real-Life Hulk Almost Had To Have Arms …
A bodybuilder who wanted to resemble The Incredible Hulk is instead feeling green, after the synthetic muscle injections he used caused myriad health ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
4
Meet the real-life 'Mad Men' who inspired Don Draper
But despite his many distinct traits, fans and critics have spent countless hours over the past seven seasons trying to figure out which real-life ad men inspired ... «Business Insider, Apr 15»
5
Real-Life 'Asteroids': ESA Mission Aims to Shoot Down Space Rock
NASA and the European Space Agency begin design work this month on a mission that amounts to a real-life version of the classic game "Asteroids": After a ... «NBCNews.com, Apr 15»
6
Movie-Inspired Gadgets In Real Life
In 2012 the XPrize Foundation, whose board includes film director James Cameron, launched a $10 million contest to create a real-life “Star Trek” Tricorder—a ... «Wall Street Journal, Mar 15»
7
5 Famous Onscreen Couples Who Didn't Like Each Other In Real Life
5 Famous Onscreen Couples Who Didn't Like Each Other In Real Life ... chemistry between TV and film co-stars is so strong that it leads to real-life romances. «Huffington Post, Feb 15»
8
In Real Life, The 'Girls' Could Not Afford Their New York Lifestyles
Using real-life estimates for the salaries, rent costs, and expenses each character would have, the infographic calculates whether or not they would all stay afloat ... «Huffington Post, Jan 15»
9
In Real Life, 'Rambo' Ends Up as a Soldier of Misfortune, Behind Bars
One of the agents compared Mr. Le Roux, who he said was still in custody, to Viktor Bout, the infamous Russian arms dealer said to be the real-life inspiration for ... «New York Times, Dec 14»
10
This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life
A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars." by Michelle Starr. «CNET, Oct 14»

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