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 Meanings and Examples of EXTANT
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extant
 a.  still in existence; not destroyed, lost, or extinct
Classic Sentence:
1  Now, by all odds, the most ancient extant portrait anyways purporting to be the whale's, is to be found in the famous cavern-pagoda of Elephanta, in India.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
2  A phenomenon, by the way, of which there is more than one example extant.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE MALICIOUS PLAYFULNESS OF THE WIND
Example Sentence:
1  Companies would have to pay for access to the “fast lane”—potentially preventing startups from competing with extant tech behemoths.
2  We have some extant parish records from the sixteenth century.