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existence

noun uk   /ɪɡˈzɪs.təns/ us  
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. C1 [C usually singular] a particular way of life: She has a miserable existence living with him.
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