a person or thing that exists.
- qua·si-ex·ist·ent, adjective
- un·ex·ist·ent, adjective
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How to use existent in a sentence
On the other hand, if there is no God, believing in him anyway will cost you very little, and not believing in him will mean nothing in the non-existent after life.Vaccines Are the Safest Medical Procedure We Have. Make Your Wager Wisely - Facts So Romantic | Stuart Firestein | December 29, 2020 | Nautilus
Voice search was virtually non-existent just five years ago.
It means that many of the terms and topics we’re disregarding due to non-existent search volume figures could actually represent great opportunities.
If that deterrent is not existent, I’m not sure what will cause a nursing home to do better.As pandemic raged and thousands died, government regulators cleared most nursing homes of infection-control violations | Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Shawn Mulcahy | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
With non-existent content quality oversight, indexable filtering and no canonicals, the total number of landing pages could not be precisely gauged — a conservative estimate at the time was about 1 billion landing pages.
The second, and perhaps more surprising, is the wealth of human capital already existent in the region.
While Ichabod is checking for non-existent cell service, Abbie learns that Moloch is planning to release a demon army on earth.Naked Ben Franklin Christens the Campy Return of ‘Sleepy Hollow’ | Amy Zimmerman | September 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For much of our political history, the “third term” curse was non-existent.
Elias then chastises Ready For Warren for "confusing donors about a non-existent run for president."Elizabeth Warren Still Isn’t Running For President | Ben Jacobs | August 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A non-existent scapegoat may be the best scapegoat of them all.
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
Spring Hill takes its name from a spring now non-existent, but which was once a favourite with the cottagers who lived near to it.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
I only know that there are amongst us, rare instances fortunately, but existent nevertheless—men with the souls of beasts.Uncanny Tales | Various
Railroad tracks and bridges had been demolished; transportation facilities in some areas were almost non-existent.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
If we descend to the lowest existing savages, however, it is to find this agency almost non-existent.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for existent
in existence; extant; current
having existence; living
a person or a thing that exists
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