the living

noun

Definition of the living

: people who are alive the living and the dead The world belongs to the living.

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“The living.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20living. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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