Definition of in or in the spirit in English:

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in (or in the) spirit

In thought or intention though not physically: he couldn’t be here in person, but he is with us in spirit
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  • In other words, they might be in France physically but in spirit they might be as well be in Saudi Arabia.
  • Wick had hoped he'd at least have Jared backing him up, either physically or in spirit.
  • "The fallen are here in spirit with us today," said the VFW member, who served in the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
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