pre-exist

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pre-exist

vb
to exist or occur before

pre-exist


Past participle: pre-existed
Gerund: pre-existing

Imperative
pre-exist
pre-exist
Present
I pre-exist
you pre-exist
he/she/it pre-exists
we pre-exist
you pre-exist
they pre-exist
Preterite
I pre-existed
you pre-existed
he/she/it pre-existed
we pre-existed
you pre-existed
they pre-existed
Present Continuous
I am pre-existing
you are pre-existing
he/she/it is pre-existing
we are pre-existing
you are pre-existing
they are pre-existing
Present Perfect
I have pre-existed
you have pre-existed
he/she/it has pre-existed
we have pre-existed
you have pre-existed
they have pre-existed
Past Continuous
I was pre-existing
you were pre-existing
he/she/it was pre-existing
we were pre-existing
you were pre-existing
they were pre-existing
Past Perfect
I had pre-existed
you had pre-existed
he/she/it had pre-existed
we had pre-existed
you had pre-existed
they had pre-existed
Future
I will pre-exist
you will pre-exist
he/she/it will pre-exist
we will pre-exist
you will pre-exist
they will pre-exist
Future Perfect
I will have pre-existed
you will have pre-existed
he/she/it will have pre-existed
we will have pre-existed
you will have pre-existed
they will have pre-existed
Future Continuous
I will be pre-existing
you will be pre-existing
he/she/it will be pre-existing
we will be pre-existing
you will be pre-existing
they will be pre-existing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pre-existing
you have been pre-existing
he/she/it has been pre-existing
we have been pre-existing
you have been pre-existing
they have been pre-existing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pre-existing
you will have been pre-existing
he/she/it will have been pre-existing
we will have been pre-existing
you will have been pre-existing
they will have been pre-existing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pre-existing
you had been pre-existing
he/she/it had been pre-existing
we had been pre-existing
you had been pre-existing
they had been pre-existing
Conditional
I would pre-exist
you would pre-exist
he/she/it would pre-exist
we would pre-exist
you would pre-exist
they would pre-exist
Past Conditional
I would have pre-existed
you would have pre-existed
he/she/it would have pre-existed
we would have pre-existed
you would have pre-existed
they would have pre-existed
Translations

pre-exist

[ˈpriːɪgˈzɪst] VIpreexistir

pre-exist

vi (= exist beforehand)vorher existieren, vorher vorhanden sein; (= exist in previous life)präexistieren
References in classic literature ?
And Socrates himself appears to be conscious of their weakness; for he adds immediately afterwards, 'I have said some things of which I am not altogether confident.' (Compare Phaedo.) It may be observed, however, that the fanciful notion of pre-existence is combined with a true but partial view of the origin and unity of knowledge, and of the association of ideas.
Nothing is said of the pre-existence of ideas of justice, temperance, and the like.
The doctrines of immortality and pre-existence are carried further in the Phaedrus and Phaedo; the distinction between opinion and knowledge is more fully developed in the Theaetetus.
Meunier had now a European reputation; but his letter to me expressed that keen remembrance of an early regard, an early debt of sympathy, which is inseparable from nobility of character: and I too felt as if his presence would be to me like a transient resurrection into a happier pre-existence.
Rogers criticised the tendency to treat architecture as an abstract problem unrelated to location, and advocated that buildings be designed considering preesistenze ambientali or ambiente, translated by Forty as 'surrounding pre-existences'.