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existing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having being at the present time
  • existing breeds of the turkey that graces our Thanksgiving table are said to bear little resemblance to the gamy birds that the Pilgrims enjoyed

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existing

verb
present participle of exist

Synonyms & Antonyms of existing (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Existing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/existing. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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