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Significado de “essence” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "essence" - Diccionario Inglés

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essencenoun

uk   us   /ˈes.əns/
  • essence noun (IMPORTANCE)

C2 [S or U] the ​basic or most ​importantidea or ​quality of something: The essence of his ​argument was that ​education should ​continuethroughoutlife. Yet ​change is the very essence of ​life.in essence C2 formal relating to the most ​importantcharacteristics or ​ideas of something: In essence, both ​sidesagree on the ​issue.be of the essence formal to be the most ​important thing: In any of these ​discussions, of ​course, ​honesty is of the essence. Time is of the essence.

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  • essence noun (SMELL/TASTE)

[C or U] a ​strongliquid, usually from a ​plant or ​flower, that is used to ​add a ​flavour or ​smell to something: vanilla essence essence ofviolets
(Definition of essence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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essencenoun

 us   /ˈes·əns/
  • essence noun (IMPORTANCE)

[U] the ​basicmeaning or ​importance of something: The essence of ​punk was a ​revolt against both the ​sound and the ​system of ​popularmusic.in essence In essence ​means that what ​follows is a ​briefstatement of the ​basicmeaning of something: In essence, she’s saying that she may ​quit her ​job.
  • essence noun (SMELL/TASTE)

[C] a ​chemicalsubstanceobtained from ​plants that has a ​strongsmell or ​taste and can be used to ​flavorfoods or ​provide a ​pleasantsmell, such as in ​perfumes
(Definition of essence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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