English → English - quintessence

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n. epitome, perfect embodiment of; essence, basic nature; (Philosophy) fifth element, element thought to be the matter from which celestial objects are composed (during the Middle Ages)
n. quintessence, epitome

English → Spanish - quintessence

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s. quintaesencia, lo esencial

English → French - quintessence

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n. quintessence, extrait le plus concentré d'une substance; cinquième élement ajouté (Alchimie); essence; essentiel, base

English → German - quintessence

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n. Quintessenz (Wesen einer Sache); Kern, Inbegriff; Beste

English → Indonesian - quintessence

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n. sari pati, inti, intisari, esensi, contoh sempurna, contoh murni

English → Italian - quintessence

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s. quintessenza

English → Polish - quintessence

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n. kwintesencja

English → Portuguese - quintessence

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s. quintessência, quinta-essência; o quinto elemento (na filosofia)

English → Romanian - quintessence

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n. chintesenţă, esenţă

English → Russian - quintessence

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с. квинтэссенция, наиболее существенное

English → Turkish - quintessence

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i. öz, en özlü kısım, özünün özü, özetin özeti

English → Ukrainian - quintessence

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n. квінтесенція, суть
a. основний, найістотніший

French → English - quintessence

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(f) n. quintessence, epitome

English → Dutch - quintessence

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zn. kwintessens, wezen, kern

English → Greek - quintessence

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ουσ. ουσία, πεμπτουσία, αιθήρ

French → Spanish - quintessence

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1. (général) quintaesencia (f)
2. (exemple) quintaesencia (f)

French → German - quintessence

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n. quintessenz

French → Italian - quintessence

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1. (général) quintessenza (f)
2. (exemple) quintessenza (f)

French → Portuguese - quintessence

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1. (général) quinta-essência (f); quintessência (f)
2. (exemple) quintessência (f); quinta-essência (f)

French → Russian - quintessence

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n. квинтэссенция (f)

French → Turkish - quintessence

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[la] en ince kısım, öz

French → Dutch - quintessence

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1. (général) kwintessens (m/f)
2. (exemple) beste voorbeeld (n); zuiverste voorbeeld (n)

English → Arabic - quintessence

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‏جوهر، خلاصة، مثال، زبدة، عنصر خامس، لباب كتاب‏

English → Chinese - quintessence

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(名) 精华; 第五元素; 典型

English → Chinese - quintessence

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(名) 精華; 第五元素; 典型

English → Hindi - quintessence

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n. सार, तत्त्व, मर्म, सारांश, प्रकृति, हीर

English → Japanese - quintessence

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(名) 真髄; 典型

English → Korean - quintessence

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명. 가장 순수한 본질, 물질의 가장 순수한 본질

English → Vietnamese - quintessence

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n. đệ ngũ nguyên tố

Definition of quintessence

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Noun
1. A thing that is the most perfect example of its type; the most perfect embodiment of something; epitome, prototype.
2. A pure substance.
3. The essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form.
4. The fifth alchemical element, or essence, after earth, air, fire, and water
5. A hypothetical form of dark energy postulated to explain observations of an accelerating universe.
Verb
6. To reduce to its purest and most concentrated essence.
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