exist

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 [ɪgˈzɪst]


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exist

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. exists in [the wild, captivity]
  2. exists in the [world, universe, solar system]
  3. [ceased, continued] to exist
  4. [known, thought, speculated] to exist
  5. [examples, evidence] exist in
  6. have existed for [10,000] years
  7. have existed for [years, centuries, millennia]
  8. [99] exist at [present, any given time]
  9. existed between [200 BCE] and [1100]
  10. there exist a [number of, great many]
  11. existed [thousands, millions, billions] of years ago
  12. exists for your [pleasure, use, comfort]
  13. exists [merely, simply, just to, only] to [entertain you, make you happy]
  14. exists [merely] to [entertain, amuse, annoy] me
  15. [job, educational] opportunities exist in
  16. (still) believes (that) [Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy] exists
  17. believe (that) [God, He] exists
  18. [the word, such a thing] doesn't exist
  19. cannot exist in a vacuum
  20. [cannot, will not] exist without
  21. one cannot exist without the other
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