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in esse

[in es-e; English in es-ee]
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adverb, adjective Latin.
  1. in being; in actuality; in actual existence (contrasted wiith in posse).
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British Dictionary definitions for in esse

in esse

adjective
  1. actually existingCompare in posse

Word Origin

Latin, literally: in being
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