Definition of 'of the essence'
Example sentences containing 'of the essence'
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When life ceases to have meaning, time is no longer of the essence. THE ONLY GAME (2002)`Time wouldn't have been of the essence, then," pointed out Leeyes. A DEAD LIBERTY (2002)`I've phoned the police, and we have to take her there at once; apparently time is of the essence. PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW (2002)
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