Existent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɪstənt|  American pronunciation of the word existent
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɪst(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word existent

adjective

- having existence or being or actuality(syn: existing)

an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient

- being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory (syn: real)
- presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible (syn: actual)

Examples

I think we should improve existent parks rather than create new ones.

...to some people, angels are as existent as aardvarks or astronomers...

an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient

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