Vital essence

  • 1 vital essence — index spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 vital — vital, ale, aux [ vital, o ] adj. • 1380; lat. vitalis, de vita « vie » 1 ♦ Qui concerne, constitue la vie. Cycle vital. Propriétés, fonctions vitales. Les besoins vitaux de l individu. ♢ Philos. Principe vital, force vitale : réalité énergétique …

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  • 3 VITAL DU FOUR — (1260 env. 1327) Né à Bazas dans la province d’Auch en Gascogne, Jean du Four prit, en entrant dans l’ordre des Frères mineurs, le nom de Vital. Envoyé en 1285 au studium generale de Paris, il commenta les Sentences . Après un temps de régence à… …

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  • 4 vital element — index center (essence) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 vital part — index center (essence), consequence (significance), ingredient, necessity, need (requirement) …

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  • 6 essence — Synonyms and related words: affective meaning, ambergris, ambrosia, aroma, aromatic, aromatic gum, aromatic water, artifact, aspect, at bottom, attar, attar of roses, attribute, au fond, axiom, balm, balm of Gilead, balsam, basically, basis, bay… …

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  • 7 vital — adjective 1) it is vital that action be taken soon Syn: essential, of the essence, critical, crucial, key, indispensable, integral, all important, imperative, mandatory, requisite, urgent, pressing, burning, compelling, high priority …

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  • 8 essence — n. 1 the indispensable quality or element identifying a thing or determining its character; fundamental nature or inherent characteristics. 2 a an extract obtained by distillation etc., esp. a volatile oil. b a perfume or scent, esp. made from a… …

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  • 9 essence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. being, substance, element, entity, reality, nature, life; extract, distillation; perfume; principle, inwardness; sense, gist, core, kernel, pith, quintessence, heart, purport. See extraction, odor,… …

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  • 10 essence of the contract — Any condition or stipulation in a contract which is mutually understood and agreed by the parties to be of such vital importance that a sufficient performance of the contract cannot be had without exact compliance with it is said to be of the… …

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  • 11 essence — The gist or substance of anything; the vital constituent of a thing. See time is of the essence …

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  • 12 vital — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. essential, indispensable, necessary; life supporting; vivifying, invigorating; alive, live, vibrant, animate; fatal. See life, organic matter, necessity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Necessary] Syn.… …

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  • 13 essence — I. n. 1. nature, substance, quintessence, essential part, central nature, inmost nature or substance, vital element or part. 2. Extract, volatile part, rectified portion. 3. Odor, perfume, scent. 4. Being, existence, entity, nature. II. v. a.… …

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  • 14 essence — n 1. essential part, quiddity, quintessence, essentiality, inmost substance, central nature, vital element, necessary constituent, Latin, sine qua non, Metaphys. hypostasis; principle, entity, inwardness, being, actuality, reality, essentialness …

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  • 15 essence — That which is indispensable. The gist or substance of any act; the vital constituent of a thing; that without which a thing cannot be itself. Norman v. Department of Labor and Industries, 10 Wash.2d 180, 116 P.2d 360, 362 …

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  • 16 essence of the contract — The gist or substance or vital constituent of the contract; an important part of a contract …

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  • 17 Double vital — Corps éthérique Le corps éthérique ou corps vital, serait, en occultisme et en ésotérisme, l un des sept corps subtils des êtres vivants (voir Septénaire), après le corps physique et avant le corps astral. Sa fonction serait de vivifier et… …

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  • 18 Élan vital — For other meanings, see Elan Vital Élan vital , coined by French philosopher Henri Bergson in his 1907 book Creative Evolution , was translated in the English edition as vital impetus , but is usually translated by his detractors as vital force …

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  • 19 time is of the essence — When a clause in a contract (normally related to a time deadline) is made of the essence , it means that the innocent party can claim immediately if the relevant provision is broken without having to give any notice or allow a period for… …

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  • 20 time is of the essence — The condition of performance of a contract within the time limited for performance by the terms of the contract. 17 Am J2d Contr § 332. When it is said that time is of the essence, the proper meaning of the phrase is that performance by one party …

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