in substance
phrasal in respect to essentials ; fundamentally

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in substance — ► in substance essentially. Main Entry: ↑substance …   English terms dictionary

  • in substance — adverb : in respect to essentials : substantially, fundamentally accurate in substance * * * in substance 1. In general 2. In the most important aspects • • • Main En …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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