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existent

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 having being at the present time
  • the coelacanth is one existent fish that was once thought to be entirely extinct

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existent

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Synonyms & Antonyms of existent (Entry 2 of 2)

one that has a real and independent existence
  • other worlds are existents that are generally taken for granted in works of science fiction

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“Existent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/existent. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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