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Adjective: existent  ig'zis-tunt or eg'zis-tunt
  1. Having existence, being or actuality
    "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient";
    - existing
     
  2. Being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory
    "existent objects";
    - real
     
  3. Presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
    "the predicted temperature and the existent temperature were markedly different";
    - actual

See also: active, actual, actuality, alive, being, beingness, concrete, documentary, echt, effective, existence, extant, factual, genuine, historical, objective, realism, realistic, reality, realness, sincere, true-life

Antonym: nonexistent

Encyclopedia: Existent