in essence in essence

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with regard to fundamentals although not concerning details

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The chance to buy a carbon offsetin essence, an emissions indulgenceappeals to the environmental sinner in all of us.
  2. In holding the accountants accountable, the jury in essence sanctioned the entire bean-counting industry for its failure to police rogue corporations.
  3. Their goal, in essence, is to establish the rule of law in Kosovo so that the 15,000 NATO peacekeepers currently deployed there can go home.

News

  1. What is a Good Win Ratio?

    As I’ve traveled and given Forex strategy presentations around the world, one question that frequently comes up from the audience is an inquiry about the strategy ’s win and loss ratio. In essence, the listener is attempting to judge the quality of the strategy by its win ratio.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Daily FX

  2. What Agency Creatives Can Learn From Dickens, Hemingway and Michelangelo

    CANNES, France—If you're going to have role models, you might as well aim high. At a seminar here today, BBDO's David Lubars and Andrew Robertson suggested that Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway and Michelangelo were, in essence, the perfect admen—or at least, possessed many of the skills that suit advertising creatives well. It was a fanciful conceit—Hemingway, for one, would have scoffed at it ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: AdWeek

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