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Polish translation of “essence”

essence

noun     /ˈesəns/
BASIC QUALITY [U, no plural] the basic or most important idea or quality of something
istota
The essence of his argument is that we should not eat meat.Conditions and characteristicsImportant and essential thingsInformation and messages
LIQUID [C, U] a strong liquid, usually made from a plant or flower, that is used to add a flavour or smell to something
esencja, olejek
vanilla essenceToiletry and perfumesAdditives in food and drinks
(Definition of essence noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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