essaynoun [ C ]uk /ˈes.eɪ/ us /ˈes.eɪ/ UK US paper
- I want to finish off this essay before I go to bed.
- His essay was full of spelling errors.
- Have you given that essay in yet?
- Have you handed in your history essay yet?
- I'd like to discuss the first point in your essay.
essayverb [ T ]uk /eˈseɪ/ us /eˈseɪ/ old-fashioned
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