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  1. ex·ist·ence
    IPA[iɡˈzistəns]
  2. noun

    • 1. the fact or state of living or having objective reality:

      the plane was the oldest Boeing remaining in existence the need to acknowledge the existence of a problem
    • 2. continued survival:

      she helped to keep the company alive when its very existence was threatened
    • 3. a way of living:

      living in a city was more expensive than a rural existence
      Synonym : way of life, way of living, manner of living, life, lifestyle, circumstances, situation
    • 4. any of a person's supposed current, future, or past lives on this earth:

      reaping the consequences of evil deeds sown in previous existences
    • 5. all that exists:

      he believed in the essential unity of all existence
    • 6. a being or entity.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: existence, plural noun: existences

    • noun

      the fact or state of living or having objective reality:

      continued survival:

    • noun

      the fact or state of not existing or not being real or present:
    • noun

      the existence of something at or from an earlier time:
    • the competition between organisms, especially as an element in natural selection, or between people seeking a livelihood
    • the competition between organisms, especially as an element in natural selection, or between people seeking a livelihood
    • the competition between organisms, especially as an element in natural selection, or between people seeking a livelihood
    • the competition between organisms, especially as an element in natural selection, or between people seeking a livelihood
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