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existent

[ig-zis-tuh nt]
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adjective
  1. existing; having existence.
  2. now existing.
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noun
  1. a person or thing that exists.
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Origin of existent

1555–65; < Latin existent- (stem of existēns), present participle of existere to exist; see -ent
Related formsqua·si-ex·ist·ent, adjectiveun·ex·ist·ent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unexistent

existent

adjective
  1. in existence; extant; current
  2. having existence; living
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noun
  1. a person or a thing that exists
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Word Origin and History for unexistent

existent

adj.

1560s, a back-formation from existence, or else from Latin existentem/exsistentem (nominative existens/exsistens), present participle of existere/exsistere (see existence).

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