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How to sign: the state or fact of existing
"a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries";

Being in ASL Watch how to sign Being in American Sign Language
Being - ASL Philosophy Resource
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Exist (Existence) in ASL Watch how to sign Exist (Existence) in American Sign Language
Exist (Existence) - ASL Philosophy Resource
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Similiar / Same: beingness, existence

Categories: state

Within this category: actuality, eternity, preexistence, coexistence, subsistence, presence, life, animation, life, transcendence, possibility


How to sign: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Organism in ASL Watch how to sign Organism in American Sign Language
Organism - DeafTec
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Similiar / Same: organism

Categories: living thing, animate thing

Within this category: benthos, heterotroph, person, animal, plant, conspecific, denizen, amphidiploid, diploid, haploid, heteroploid, polyploid, animalcule, microorganism, aerobe, anaerobe, hybrid, polymorph, relative, plankton, nekton, parasite, host, commensal, myrmecophile, eukaryote, prokaryote, zooid, clone, atavist, individual, mascot, mutant, sitter, stander, utterer, nonvascular organism, relict, saprophyte, saprobe, katharobe

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