essence

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛsəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛsəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(esəns)

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essence

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [human, spiritual, pure] essence
  2. the essence of the [speech, book, story]
  3. the [book's, story's, movie's] essence is lost
  4. the essence of the [idea, concept]
  5. yeah, that's the essence of it
  6. what they [said, proposed], in essence, is
  7. the essence has been lost [in, through] translation
  8. is the essence of [human, civilized, decent] behavior
  9. is the very essence of
  10. is the essence of [childhood, spring, freedom]
  11. [freedom] is the essence of [democracy]
  12. a [dash, teaspoon, a few drops] of vanilla essence
  13. essence of [orange, lavender]
  14. add essence of [brandy, vanilla]
  15. time is of the essence
  16. it is of the essence that you [reply, attend, go]
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