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existence

noun     /ɪɡˈzɪs.təns/
B2 [U] the fact of something or someone existing : Many people question the existence of God . Modern cosmology believes the universe to have come into existence about 15 billion years ago. The theatre company that they started is still in existence today.Existing and being C1 [C usually singular] a particular way of life : She has a miserable existence living with him.Existing and being
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