Definition of 'essence'
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The Harshini studied life and then captured its essence in their art. TREASON KEEP (2001)Arakny had found Wide Mountain Mother awake and alert, and had conveyed to her the essence of what was known about walkers. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2001)
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Very Common. essence is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'essence'
British English: essence NOUN
The essence of something is its basic and most important characteristic which gives it its individual identity.
The essence of consultation is to listen to, and take account of, the views of those consulted.
Definition of essence from the Collins English Dictionary
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