live-in

[liv-in]
adjective
1.
Also, sleep-in. residing at the place of one's employment: a live-in maid.
2.
living in a cohabitant relationship.
noun
3.
a live-in person.

Origin:
1950–55; adj., noun use of verb phrase live in (a place)

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