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essence

US [ˈesəns]
UK [ˈes(ə)ns]
  • n.本质;实质;精髓;香精
  • Web精华液;要素;精华素
Plural Form:essences  
essence
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n.
1.
[u]
~ (of sth)
本质;实质;精髓the most important quality or feature of sth, that makes it what it is
His paintings capture the essence of France.
他的画描绘出法国的神韵。
In essence(= when you consider the most important points) , your situation isn't so different from mine.
从本质上讲,你我的情况并非相差很远。
2.
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香精;精油a liquid taken from a plant, etc. that contains its smell and taste in a very strong form
essence of rosewood
黄檀木香精
coffee/vanilla/almond essence
咖啡╱香草╱杏仁香精

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