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beings

noun
plural of being

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1 a member of the human race
  • no one has the right to enslave another being

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2 one that has a real and independent existence
  • new parents are typically in awe at having created this separate being

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3 the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is
  • music is such a large part of her being that she could never give up performing

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“Beings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beings. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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