Complete Definition of "essence"

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English

Etymology
From Old (and modern) French #French|essence, from Latin essentia, from an irregular formation of esse ‘be’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈɛsəns/
SAMPA|/"[email protected]/

Noun
wikipedia|essence|essence (philosophy)
en-noun

  1. The inherent nature of a thing or idea.
  2. A significant feature of something.
  3. The concentrated form of a plant or drug obtained through a distillation process.

#* essence of Jojoba

  1. fragrance|Fragrance, a perfume.
  2. philosophy The true nature of anything, not accidental or illusory.

Translations
trans-top|inherent nature
Finnish: olemus, perusolemus
Hebrew: he-translation|מהות|mahút f
Italian: essenza f
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|جه‌وهه‌ر
Slovene: bistvo n
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trans-top|significant feature
Finnish: tärkeä piirre, tuntomerkki
Italian: essenza f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|concentrate
Finnish: esanssi
Italian: essenza f
trans-mid
Slovene: esenca f
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trans-top|fragrance
Hebrew: he-translation|ניחוח|nikhó`akh m, he-translation|בושם|bósem m
trans-mid
Slovene: esenca f
trans-bottom

trans-top|true nature of something
Finnish: perusolemus
Hebrew: he-translation|מהות|mahút f
Italian: essenza f
trans-mid
Slovene: bistvo n
trans-bottom

Derived terms
of the essence
in essence


French

Etymology
Old French, from Latin essentia, from an irregular formation of esse ‘be’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/esɑ̃s/

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. context|philosophy|theology|lang=fr #English|essence
  2. petrol, gasoline
  3. #English|essence, essential oil

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Revision and Credits for"essence"
  • 2007-12-22 02:25 - Circeus - Change deprecated template, Replaced: {{fr-noun-reg|f}} → {{fr-noun|f}} [[Project:AutoWikiBrowser|AWB]]

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