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nonexistence

[non-ig-zis-tuh ns] /ˌnɒn ɪgˈzɪs təns/
noun
1.
absence of existence.
2.
a thing that has no existence.
Origin of nonexistence
1640-1650
First recorded in 1640-50; non- + existence
Related forms
nonexistent, adjective
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nonexistent

/ˌnɒnɪɡˈzɪstənt/
adjective
1.
not having being or existence
2.
not present under specified conditions or in a specified place
Derived Forms
nonexistence, noun
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