extant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “extant” in the English Dictionary

"extant" in British English

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extantadjective

uk   us   /ekˈstænt/ /ˈek.stənt/ formal
used to refer to something very ​old that is still ​existing: We have some extant ​parishrecords from the 16th ​century.
(Definition of extant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"extant" in American English

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extantadjective

 us   /ˈek·stənt, ɪkˈstænt/
still ​existing: Phyllis Wheatley is the ​author of the ​earliest extant ​volume of ​poetry by an ​African American.
(Definition of extant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “extant”
in Spanish existente…
in Vietnamese hiện có…
in Malaysian masih wujud…
in Thai ที่มีอยู่…
in French qui existe encore…
in German noch vorhanden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现存的, 尚存的…
in Indonesian masih ada…
in Chinese (Traditional) 現存的, 尚存的…
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