Definition of self-existent in English:

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self-existent

adjective

Existing independently of other beings or causes.
Example sentences
  • Discrimination of meaning comes when one imagines that words rise depending upon whatever subjects they express, and which subjects are regarded as self-existent.
  • It means ‘I am who I am’ and thus ‘the self-existent One’.
  • Many scientists do believe that the universe is self-existent - that God is not necessary - and that life is the result of chance occurrences.

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Syllabification: self-ex·ist·ent

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