alive and well

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Definition of alive and well

1 : living and healthy She found out that her aunt is alive and well and living in Arizona.
2 : still popular : continuing to be used Many of the old traditions are still alive and well.

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“Alive and well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alive%20and%20well. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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