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self-existent

[self-ig-zis-tuh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪgˈzɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
existing independently of any cause, as God.
2.
having an independent existence.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
Related forms
self-existence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self existence

self-existent

adjective
1.
(philosophy) existing independently of any other being or cause
Derived Forms
self-existence, noun
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