/ree"euhl luyf', reel"-/, adj.
existing or happening in reality: real-life drama.

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real-life adjective
Thesaurus: real and seeming realsynonym
Main entry: real life

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adj, always used before a noun
: happening in the real world rather than in a story : happening in the real life of someone

real-life problems/events

a real-life drama

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ˌreal-ˈlife [real-life] adjective only before noun
actually happening or existing in life, not in books, stories or films/movies

a novel based on real-life events

a real-life Romeo and Juliet

Opp: fictional
Example Bank:

The local press has been referring to them as a real-life Romeo and Juliet.

The novel is a political thriller based on real-life events.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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