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per se

adverb uk   /ˌpɜː ˈse/  us   /ˌpɝː-/ formal
by or of itself: Research shows that it is not divorce per se that harms children, but the continuing conflict between parents.
Translations of “per se”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自身,本身…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自身,本身…
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