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).

Nearby words

  1. in dutch,
  2. in earnest,
  3. in effect,
  4. in effigy,
  5. in escrow,
  6. in essence,
  7. in evidence,
  8. in excess of,
  9. in exchange,
  10. in extenso

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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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