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essence

noun (IMPORTANCE) 重要性     /ˈes.ənts/
[S or U] the basic or most important idea or quality of something 本质;实质;要素 The essence of his argument was that education should continue throughout life. 他的观点的要旨是教育应该持续终生。 Yet change is the very essence of life. 然而变化恰恰是生活的本质。 Conditions and characteristics
in essence formal
relating to the most important characteristics or ideas of something 本质上;实质上 In essence, both sides agree on the issue. 从本质上说,双方在这个问题上的意见是一致的。 General
be of the essence formal
to be the most important thing 极其重要;必不可少 In any of these discussions, of course, honesty is of the essence. 当然,在探讨任何问题时都必须坦诚。 Time is of the essence. 时间至关重要。 Being important and having importance
(Definition of essence noun (IMPORTANCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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