per se
I. adverb Etymology: Latin Date: 1572 by, of, or in itself or oneself or themselves ; as such ; intrinsically II. adjective Date: circa 1655 being such inherently, clearly, or as a matter of law <
a per se conflict of interest

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  • per se — 1 /pər sā, ˌper ; pər sē/ adv [Latin, by, of, or in itself] 1: inherently, strictly, or by operation of statute, constitutional provision or doctrine, or case law the transaction was illegal per se see also negligence per se at negligence; …   Law dictionary

  • Per se — (sometimes misspelled per say or persay ) is: *A Latin phrase used in English arguments for by itself or by themselves It also is used in law: *Illegal per se, the legal usage of per se in criminal and anti trust law *Negligence per se, legal use …   Wikipedia

  • per se — Loc. lat. que significa ‘por sí mismo, por su naturaleza’: «No pretendemos por eso afirmar que la moral es subjetiva per se» (Ramis Esencia [Ven. 2002]). En lenguaje filosófico se opone a per áccidens (→ per áccidens). Solo puede usarse en… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • per se — [ˌpə: ˈseı US ˌpə:r ˈsi:, ˈseı, ˌper ˈseı] adv formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: by itself ] used to say that something is being considered alone, not with other connected things ▪ The color of the shell per se does not affect the quality …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • per se — 〈geh.〉 von selbst, durch sich selbst; das versteht sich per se [Etym.: lat.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • per se — [ ,pɜr seı ] adverb FORMAL considered by itself: used for emphasizing that you are not considering something in relation to anything else: The job, per se, isn t particularly interesting, but it pays well …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • per se — <lateinisch> (von selbst); das versteht sich per se …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Per se — est une locution latine signifiant « en soi ». Elle est utilisée de façon courante en hongrois sous la forme persze, qui signifie « cela va de soi  », « bien sûr ». Portail de la linguistique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Per se —         (лат.) благодаря себе, самостоятельно. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983 …   Философская энциклопедия

  • per se — лат. (пэр сэ) само по себе. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Per se — (lat.), für sich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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