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existent 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/igˈzistənt/,
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Having reality or existence,
  1. Having reality or existence
    • - the technique has been existent for some years

  1. having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran"
  2. real: being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
  3. actual: presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible; "the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions"
  4. In common usage, existence is the world we are aware of through our senses, and that persists independently without them. ...
  5. a being or entity that exists independently; existing; having life or being, current; occurring now