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English adjective: existing

1. existing presently existing


SamplesThe existing system.


Similarpresent


Antonymsfuture, past

2. existing having existence or being or actuality


SamplesAn attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient.
Much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran.


Synonymsexistent


Similaractive, alive


See alsoextant


Attributebeing, beingness, existence


Antonymsnonexistent

3. existing existing in something specified


SamplesDepletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream.


Similarpresent


Antonymsabsent









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