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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
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • It retains all of the animation from the original, but omits portions of the liveaction.

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