in substance
phrasal in respect to essentials ; fundamentally

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in substance — {adv. phr.} In important facts; in the main or basic parts; basically; really. * /In substance the weather report said that it will be a nice day tomorrow./ * /The two cars are the same in substance, except one is red and the other is red and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in substance — {adv. phr.} In important facts; in the main or basic parts; basically; really. * /In substance the weather report said that it will be a nice day tomorrow./ * /The two cars are the same in substance, except one is red and the other is red and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ substance — adv. phr. In important facts; in the main or basic parts; basically; really. In substance the weather report said that it will be a nice day tomorrow. The two cars are the same in substance, except one is red and the other is red and white …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in substance — formal used for mentioning the most important part of a discussion or a piece of writing The statement said, in substance, that the conviction was completely unfair …   English dictionary

  • in substance — essentially. → substance …   English new terms dictionary

  • in substance — essentially, mainly; actually, really …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in substance — idi a) concerning the essentials; substantially b) actually; really …   From formal English to slang

  • in substance is — index consist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in-substance defeasance — An advanced refunding in which the debtor is not legally released from being the primary obligor on the refunded bonds, but the possibility of the debtor having to make additional payments is considered remote under criteria provided by FAS 76.… …   Financial and business terms

  • In-substance defeasance — Defeasance whereby debt is removed from the balance sheet but not cancelled. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

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