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being meaning

EN[ˈbiːɪŋ]
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  • Being is an extremely broad concept encompassing objective and subjective features of reality and existence. As an example of efforts in recent times, By contrast, in mainstream Analytical philosophy the topic is more confined to abstract investigation,
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  • NounPLbeingsSUF-ing
    1. A living creature.
      1. The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
        1. (philosophy) That which has actuality (materially or in concept).
          1. (philosophy) One's basic nature, or the qualities thereof; essence or personality.
            1. OBS An abode; a cottage.
            2. Verb
              1. present participle of be.
              2. Conjunction
                1. OBS Given that; since.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • The aliens in the science-fiction film wanted to assimilate human beings into their own race.
                    • Janensch [5 ] identified them simply as being presacrals; he referred specifically to the vertebrae in block III as trunk vertebrae but did not identify their position more specifically.
                    • Especially ITC show antimicrobial and antinematicidal activities, thereby being promising biofumigants.
                  2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                    • Being of an uneven temperent he was free with his disfavours.
                    • Being one of the most southerly parts of the UK, the Isle of Wight has a milder subclimate than most other areas.
                    • Being so lighthanded the vessel could not be properly managed and could carry but little sail, consequently her progress was but slow.
                  3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • I think I will ignore the problem for the time being.
                    • Can we conceive a body of men, engifted with a mightier privilege than that of being salvation to hundreds of thousands of crushed and trampled human beings?
                    • Sociologists would like to study how this phenomenon came into being.

                Meaning of being for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "being" is a conjunction. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Conjunctions
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Verb forms
                          • Participles
                            • Present participles
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