Translation of "exist" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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existverb [ I ]

uk /ɪɡˈzɪst/ us /ɪɡˈzɪst/

exist verb [ I ] (BE)

B1 to be, or to be real

I don't think ghosts exist. 我认为鬼是不存在的。
Poverty still exists in this country. 这个国家仍存在贫困现象。

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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. 一些物种仅存于这一小片森林中,地球上其他地方都没有。
Few people can exist without water for more than a week. 很少有人能在断水的情况下活过一周。
No one can be expected to exist on such a low salary. 无法想象有什么人能靠这么低的工资维持生计。

(Translation of “exist” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)