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be·ing / ˈbēing/ • present participle of be. • n. 1. existence: the railway brought many towns into being. ∎  living; being alive: holism promotes a unified way of being. 2. [in sing.] the nature or essence of a person: sometimes one aspect of our being has been developed at the expense of the others. 3. a real or imaginary living creature, esp. an intelligent one: animals regarded as primitive beings. ∎  a human being: she felt anxiety about so small and vulnerable a being. ∎  a supernatural entity: a being who had made all things.

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