Translation of existence in Spanish:

existence

existencia, n.

Pronunciation /ɛɡˈzɪst(ə)ns//ɪɡˈzɪstəns//ɪɡˈzɪst(ə)ns/

noun

  • 1

    (being)
    existencia feminine
    this is the only copy still in existence este es el único ejemplar existente
    • how long has the company been in existence? ¿cuánto tiempo hace que se fundó la compañía?
    • to come into existence crearse
    • to go out of existence dejar de existir
    • She stares at me like I'm the stupidest human being in existence.
    • The orcas in question are already on the endangered list in Canada - and, in fact, there are only 80 in existence.
    • I was so stunned to know he acknowledged my mere existence.
    • What we discovered was truly frightening and made us question our own existence in this strange, strange world.
    • Despite the fact that the club has only been in existence for a short time, both teams acquitted themselves well.
    • In fact, there's only one other similar document in existence.
    • I was unaware of its existence at the time I wrote my text.
    • He had found that an atheist is one who denies the existence of God.
    • Your brother, Matthew, does not know of your existence at this time.
    • Whatever their limitations - and there are many - the passions are a prerequisite of everyday human existence.
    • In fact, this arrangement may be the only one in existence anywhere in the United States.
    • Although 0% credit cards haven't actually been in existence for that long it's hard to remember a time before them!
    • It's one of the few publications in existence that is actually eminently more readable on the Net than it is on paper.
    • In fact, its existence was barely acknowledged.
    • He has always written songs with a message and can claim to have been preaching the green gospel long before the Green Party came into existence.
    • Heralded the most valuable natural object in existence, on a weight to weight basis, experts believe that the diamond is the only one of its kind.
    • Secular humanists are basically atheists who deny the very existence of a personal living God.
    • He was called away from temporal existence on November 12.
    • Selfhood, life and mere existence are meaningless if not suffused with this life-giving force.
    • I want to enjoy my existence on this earth, be happy and make merry.
  • 2

    (life)
    vida feminine
    existencia feminine
    what an existence! ¡qué vida!
    • People here live a hand-to-mouth existence, picking through the trash for something of value.
    • In a frequently harsh, small-scale subsistence existence, people were all too aware of nature and her awesome powers.
    • After living on a commune, he and his wife moved to Burlington, joining so many other back-to-the-landers looking to flee their harried urban existences.
    • Enlisting Crumb's help, he writes a series that chronicles his mundane, day-to-day existence.
    • I believe it is to enable us to lead a civilised domestic life where we can conduct a sociable existence while at the same time providing hospitality for our friends and family.
    • People living a hand-to-mouth existence are turning to ' buy-back stores' to get their hands on ready money.
    • The reward for the risk taken pays rent, feeds children, and supports a subsistence level existence.
    • In their daily lives Americans, and not only those living in smaller communities, lead an impoverished existence.
    • Yet they lead a tough existence, working very hard, barely eking out a living under frequently demeaning circumstances.
    • Muddling along and having panic attacks a year or two before your child has to attend secondary school or university is not conducive to a stress-free existence.
    • No doubt, the number of survivors eking out a precarious existence must far exceed the death toll.
    • This album is entirely a product of living and coping with a city existence.
    • However, surviving on minimal water resources could result in farmers having to lead a precarious existence, depending heavily on seasonal rains.
    • No matter how you tried to live a stress-free existence, always there would be something to get you all riled up.
    • Freedom from physical threats and safe living conditions are the foundations of a dignified existence just as much as civic and human rights.
    • Most of the people live a subsistence existence, obtaining a living from growing rice, goats, poultry or fishing.
    • No matter how people try to maintain a normal existence, there is an underlying hysteria waiting to rear its pulsating head.
    • Such an existence would be indescribably chaotic, no underlying reason or logic behind anything.
    • An odd sort of surrealness has glazed over the events of the past two weeks as I continue my relatively peaceful existence on my college campus.
    • The fact that we would have to eke out a miserable existence as rural farmers has not occurred to them.