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exist

verb [I] uk   /ɪɡˈzɪst/ us  

exist verb [I] (BE)

B1 to be, or to be real: I don't think ghosts exist. Poverty still exists in this country.
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exist verb [I] (LIVE)

C1 to live, or to live in difficult conditions: Some species exist in this small area of forest and nowhere else on Earth. Few people can exist without water for more than a week. No one can be expected to exist on such a low salary.
Translations of “exist”
in Korean 존재하다…
in Arabic يَتَواجَد…
in French exister, subsister…
in Turkish var olmak, mevcut/gerçek olmak, bulunmak…
in Italian esistere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 存在, 實際上有…
in Russian существовать, жить…
in Polish istnieć, egzystować, żyć…
in Spanish existir, subsistir…
in Portuguese existir…
in German existieren, leben…
in Catalan existir…
in Japanese (人、もの)が存在する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 存在, 实际上有…
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