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  1. essence

    • IPA[ˈɛs(ə)ns]

    英式

    • n.
      the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, which determines its character;a property or group of properties of something without which it would not exist or be what it is
    • noun: essence, plural noun: essences

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    • n.
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    • 1. the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, which determines its character:

      conflict is the essence of drama

    • 2. a property or group of properties of something without which it would not exist or be what it is:

      Locke's scepticism about our ability to penetrate to the real essences of things

    • 3. an extract or concentrate obtained from a plant or other matter and used for flavouring or scent:

      vanilla essence

    • n. a concentrated extract of coffee, usually also containing chicory.

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    • ph. basically and without regard for peripheral details; fundamentally

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    • ph. basically and without regard for peripheral details; fundamentally

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    • n. a substance prepared from a flowering plant and used therapeutically for its alleged beneficial effects on mood, outlook, etc.

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    • ph. critically important

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    • ph. critically important

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    • IPA[ˈesəns]

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    • n.
      the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, that determines its character:
    • conflict is the essence of drama

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