Definition of 'existing'
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Existing shareholders will also be asked to buy more at the same price. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Existing shareholders might think about taking profits. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Existing shareholders might as well hang on for the yield. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Existing investors were also invited to invest fresh money on the same terms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Existing investors might as well hold on for this. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Existing investors have seen their holdings diminish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Existing laws restrict big stores to six hours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Existing laws make it an offence for a publican to sell alcohol to anybody who is drunk. The Sun (2008)Existing laws do not allow for the creators to make money from doing so. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Existing shareholders will be wiped out. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Existing investors should certainly stay in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Existing shareholders would be left with only 1 per cent of the company. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Existing shareholders should write off their investment: anything they get back will be a bonus. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Existing shareholders are less diluted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Existing investors should stick around for the bonus share next spring, but for others there is no reason to invest now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Existing shareholders will be left with a'bad bank' holding the toxic assets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Existing shareholders, buying at the present much higher price, would be diluted to dust. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Existing laws allow the use of'reasonable' force. The Sun (2010)Existing investors have two choices: they can stick with the company; or anyone in since the float might consider taking some profits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Existing investors should stay in for the income, but in the uncertainty I see no reason to buy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'existing'
Extremely Common. existing is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'existing'
British English: existing ADJECTIVE
Existing is used to describe something which is now present, available, or in operation.
...the need to improve existing products and develop new lines.
Definition of existing from the Collins English Dictionary
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