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  • noun Life outside of a contrived or fantastical environment; often used in comparison to events depicted in drama.
  • noun by extension, sometimes capitalized Life outside the Internet.
  • noun by extension Pressing day-to-day commitments: real life intervened.
  • adjective Not fictional; actually happening or capable of happening.

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  • noun the practical world as opposed to the academic world


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