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"existing" in British English

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existingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ɪɡˈzɪs.tɪŋ/  us   /ɪɡˈzɪs.tɪŋ/
B2 used to refer to something that exists now: The existing laws covering libel in this country are thought by many to be inadequate. Under the existing conditions many children are going hungry.

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(Definition of existing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"existing" in American English

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existingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪɡˈzɪs·tɪŋ/
that exists or is being used at the present time: Under existing conditions, many children are not getting an adequate education.
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Translations of “existing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 存在的, 现存的…
in Turkish varolan, yaşayan…
in Russian существующий, имеющийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 存在的, 現存的…
in Polish istniejący…
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