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exist

  

      vb   intr  
1    to have being or reality; to be  
2    to eke out a living; stay alive; survive  
he could barely exist on such a low wage     
3    to be living; live  
4    to be present under specified conditions or in a specified place  
sharks exist in the Pacific     
5      (Philosophy)  
a    to be actual rather than merely possible  
b    to be a member of the domain of some theory, an element of some possible world, etc.  
c    to have contingent being while free, responsible, and aware of one's situation  
     (C17: from Latin exsistere to step forth, from ex-1 + sistere to stand)  
  existing      adj  
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exist

  
1    abide, be, be extant, be living, be present, breathe, continue, endure, happen, last, live, obtain, occur, prevail, remain, stand, survive  
2    eke out a living, get along or by, keep one's head above water, stay alive, subsist, survive  

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v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
the imagined perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist
considering the moon to have human features
n.
the reason for which anything is done, created, or exists (le but)
exp.
Potential of web system and mechanism for eternal life exists within the cyberspace.
[Tech.]
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