New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: given · lien · liken · linen · live · lived · liver · enliven · live in · live on
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liven

1 (also liven up) verb become more lively INTRANSITIVEbeoigh suascroith suasbíog verb  c m uthings livened up when the band came out tháinig beocht ann nuair a tháinig an banna amach, d'éirigh rudaí níos meanmnaí nuair a tháinig an banna amachhe livens up at the sound of her voice tagann beocht ann nuair a chloiseann sé a glór, bíogann sé nuair a chloiseann sé a glór, cuireann a glór beocht ann 2 (also liven up) verb make more lively TRANSITIVEbeoigh verb  c m ubeocht a chur ishe decided to liven things up shocraigh sí beocht a chur i gcúrsaí, shocraigh sí spleodar a chur i gcúrsaí
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3 (also liven up (v + adv) ) verb make more interesting TRANSITIVEcuma níos fearr a chur arhow do I liven up this room? conas a chuirfidh mé cuma níos taitneamhaí ar an seomra seo?he tried to liven up the proceedings with his jokes thriail sé spleodar a chur sna himeachtaí lena chuid scéalta grinn

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