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existence

noun uk   us   /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.C1 [C usually singular] a particular way of life: She has a miserable existence living with him.
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in Korean 존재…
in Arabic وُجود…
in Portuguese existência…
in Catalan existència, vida…
in Japanese 存在…
in Italian esistenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 存在, 實有, 生活…
in Russian существование, жизнь…
in Turkish varlık, var oluş, mevcudiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 存在, 实有, 生活…
in Polish istnienie, egzystencja…
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