in esse

[ in es-e; English in es-ee ]
/ ɪn ˈɛs ɛ; English ɪn ˈɛs i /

adverb, adjective Latin.

in being; in actuality; in actual existence (contrasted wiith in posse).
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British Dictionary definitions for in esse

in esse
/ (ɪn ˈɛsɪ) /

adjective

actually existingCompare in posse

Word Origin for in esse

Latin, literally: in being
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