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ess

[es] /ɛs/
noun
1.
the letter S, s.
2.
something shaped like an S :
The road wound among the mountains in great esses.
Origin of ess
1530-1540
First recorded in 1530-40

esse

[es-se; English es-ee] /ˈɛs sɛ; English ˈɛs i/
noun, Latin.
1.
being; existence.
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esse

/ˈɛsɪ/
noun (philosophy)
1.
existence
2.
essential nature; essence
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: to be
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