Existing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɪstɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word existing
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɪstɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word existing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to exist

adjective

- presently existing

the existing system

- existing in something specified

depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream

Examples

The service is available to all existing customers.

depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream

We can help you modify an existing home or build a new one.

...claims that the problem will never be solved within the existing cadre of the state bureaucracy...

trying to avoid the aggravation of an existing back problem

Upgrades to the existing software are in the works.

The new software will be sold through existing distribution channels.

Union leaders accused management of dishonouring existing pay agreements.

Some of the patients we see do not fit neatly into any of the existing categories.

We have to act within the existing legal framework.

Existing derelict land is needed for greening the cities.

He gets a travel allowance over and above his existing salary.

We must encourage the planting of new trees and preserve our existing woodlands.

a critical appraisal of the existing facilities

challenges to the existing power structure

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