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essence
British English: /ˈɛs(ə)ns/
American English: /ˈɛsəns/

Translation of essence in French:

noun

  • 1 (soul, kernel) (Philosophy) the essence of the problem/of the argument
    l'essentiel du problème/de l'argumentation
    this is the very essence of jazz
    c'est l'essence même du jazz
    it's the essence of stupidity/greed
    c'est la stupidité/la gourmandise même
    time is of the essence
    la vitesse s'impose

also: in essence adverb phrase

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