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

Translation of essence in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable 1.1 (central feature, quality) in essence of the essence
    de fundamental importancia
    Example sentences
    • Her portrayal of the sexy evangelist Reno Sweeney was outstanding, catching the very essence of this character.
    • Usually the design process involves taking messy reality and isolating its abstract essence.
    • The chief aim of this inquiry has been to shed light on the nature and essence of the disagreement between the two.
    1.2 (personification) he's the very essence of a diplomat
    es la diplomacia personificada
    es la personificación de la diplomacia
  • 2 countable or uncountable (Cookery)vanilla essence o essence of vanilla
    Example sentences
    • Whip the evaporated milk until frothy and then add the jelly, cheese, vanilla essence and lemon juice.
    • The addition of two drops of vanilla essence in the glasses masked the flavour of both the beverages.
    • Cream butter and vanilla essence in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.

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