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Synonyms of existence in English:


  • 1 a crisis that threatened the industry's continued existence
    actuality, being, existing, reality, fact;
    survival, continuance, continuation, subsistence, living;
    Philosophy quiddity, esse
    [Antonyms] non-existence
  • 2 her drab suburban existence
    way of life, way of living, manner of living, life, lifestyle, circumstances, situation
  • Phrases

    in existence

  • 1 scientists believe there are several million unidentified species in existence
    [Antonyms] extinct
  • 2 the only copy of the book still in existence
    surviving, remaining, undestroyed, lasting, continuing, enduring;
    about, around, in circulation
    [Antonyms] destroyed, lost
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