Translation of "essence" - English-Russian dictionary

essence

noun uk us /ˈesəns/
BASIC QUALITY [ U, no plural ]

the basic or most important idea or quality of something

сущность, существо
The essence of his argument is that we should not eat meat.
LIQUID [ C, U ]

a strong liquid, usually made from a plant or flower, that is used to add a flavour or smell to something

эссенция
vanilla essence

(Translation of “essence” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)