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English definition of “i.e.”
›abbreviation for id est (= Latin for "that is"): The hotel is closed during the off season, i.e., from October to March.Note: Used esp. in writing after a general statement to introduce specific information or examples.
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell