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live-action

[lahyv-ak-shuh n] /ˈlaɪvˈæk ʃən/
adjective
1.
Informal. live2 (def 11).
2.
animated, as distinguished from a single drawing or sketch:
Disney perfected the live-action cartoon.
Origin of live-action
1955-1960
1955-60
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in broadcasting and filmmaking, the use of real people or animals as opposed to computer-generated or animated beings

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