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  1. quintessence

    • IPA[ˌkwinˈtesəns]

    美式

    • n.
      the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class;the aspect of something regarded as the intrinsic and central constituent of its character
    • noun: quintessence, plural noun: quintessences

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    • IPA[kwɪnˈtɛs(ə)ns]

    英式

    • n.
      the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class: he was the quintessence of political professionalism

    Oxford Dictionary