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EXIST.

On drawings, abbr. for “existing.”
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It vanished as soon as he returned to the customary conditions of his life, but he knew that this feeling which he did not know how to develop existed within him.
Horner's researches have rendered it in some degree probable that man sufficiently civilized to have manufactured pottery existed in the valley of the Nile thirteen or fourteen thousand years ago; and who will pretend to say how long before these ancient periods, savages, like those of Tierra del Fuego or Australia, who possess a semi-domestic dog, may not have existed in Egypt?
At this rate there must have existed at least a score of species of wild cattle, as many sheep, and several goats in Europe alone, and several even within Great Britain.
Nothing of what makes the chief happiness of my life would have existed for me.
Another Proof: Furthermore, it was always in His power to create these things-and nothing could or did prevent Him from doing so--they must therefore have existed with Him eternally (abadan).
Most group disability policies include a provision that excludes coverage for illness or physical conditions that existed before the policy took effect.
Caltrans is looking at variations of the design that would keep the highway work clear of the Llano del Rio Colony ruins - rock pillars and a chimney from a hotel plus rock walls and a silo from a dairy barn that represents the remnants of a socialist settlement that existed between 1914 and 1918.