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living

1. (of animals or plants) existing in the present age; extant
2. presented by actors before a live audience
3. Church of England another term for benefice
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It's perhaps had to comprehend that the terrifying experience of bombs falling on Tyneside, amid the wailing of air raid sirens, is still within living memory for many people.
After 24 hours of anxiety caused by the worst flood to hit South Wales within living memory, Mr EC Roberts, Cardiff's city surveyor, had an encouraging message for the weary victims: "I don't think there is danger of further flooding at this moment."
It might be argued that monuments celebrating villains who lived within living memory and would still cause grief to surviving victims must be removed, and that anything older should be left alone.
will be investigated over allegations of abuse from "within living memory " to the moment the inquiry was announced in December 2014.
The centrepiece will be a reconstructed 1950s Town - which will include a Middlesbrough shop - meaning that alongside existing attractions depicting life in the early 19th and 20th centuries, the museum will once again include a period within living memory. Visitors will also be able to stay overnight in a recreation of a Great North Road coaching inn.
Within living memory, America lived in mortal fear of 'Reds under the bed'.
Each generation, of course, discovers its own "new media"; within living memory people experience television as a new medium and 150 years ago, they considered the telegraph the transformative medium of the era.
It's morally abhorrent because on the soil of Europe, within living memory, Jewish products were labeled.
What are the differences in writing a novel that takes place within living memory?
THE Holocaust may have occurred within living memory but it still seems remote from today's more civilised world.
Seeing the Rolling Stones headlining at Glastonbury is a reminder that the 1960s are still within living memory. It was back then that Walter Lorch, the founder of ELGA Process Water, pioneered a new approach to water purification: service deionisation (SDI).