['biːɪŋ] or ['biɪŋ]


(noun.) the state or fact of existing; 'a point of view gradually coming into being'; 'laws in existence for centuries'.

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(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Be

(p. pr.) Existing.

(n.) Existence, as opposed to nonexistence; state or sphere of existence.

(n.) That which exists in any form, whether it be material or spiritual, actual or ideal; living existence, as distinguished from a thing without life; as, a human being; spiritual beings.

(n.) Lifetime; mortal existence.

(n.) An abode; a cottage.

(adv.) Since; inasmuch as.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

[1]. Existence, subsistence.[2]. Creature, substance, thing.

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n. existence: substance: essence: any person or thing existing.—adj. Bē′ing existing present.—adj. Bē′ingless.—n. Bē′ingness.

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