From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexistingex‧ist‧ing /ɪɡˈzɪstɪŋ/ ●●○ S3 W2 adjective [only before noun] NOWpresent or being used now the existing laws The service is available to all existing customers.
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existingOn the other hand, there were grave limitations in using existing adult education institutions for radical education and action.It is vital to have accurate knowledge of existing air quality, yet in practice, problems arise.The existing building is too small, and there are plans to replace it within the next five years.In such cases a clean break at 16+ removed many existing constraints and frustrations.All rural settlements in the areas were classified according to their size, existing facilities and the scope for further development.Many people feel that the existing law discriminates against women.This fear of fear will both provoke further symptoms as well as preventing the existing ones from diminishing naturally.Certainly, positivism did also produce social determinist critiques of the existing order.Other new items added to existing ranges were also included in the Spring Launch.The existing research has also been conducted after the new technology has been installed.Forbes suggests getting rid of the existing tax system.