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 for extant, surviving
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  existing \existing\ adj.
     1. having existence or being or actuality; as, much of the
        beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet
        Union and Iran. Opposite of nonexistent. [Narrower
        terms: active, alive; extant, surviving] Also See:
        extant.
  
     Syn: existent.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. Present. Opposite of absent.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. Presently existing; as, the existing system.
        [WordNet 1.5]

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