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of the essence

Definition of of the essence in English:

Critically important: time will be of the essence
More example sentences
  • But with such a worrying deadline, speed is of the essence for the company.
  • I suppose I don't need to say that speed is of the essence here, but I will anyway.
  • For the critically ill or injured time may be of the essence.
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