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per se

 (pər sā′, sē′)
adv.
Of, in, or by itself or oneself; intrinsically.

[Latin per sē : per, per + , itself.]

per se

(ˈpɜː ˈseɪ)
adv
by or in itself; intrinsically
[Latin]

per se

(pɜr ˈseɪ, ˈsi, pər)
adv.
by, of, for, or in itself; intrinsically.
[1565–75; < Latin per sē by itself, translation of Greek kath' autó]

Perse

(pɛrs, pɜrs)

n.
St.-John (ˈsɪn dʒən) St.-John Perse.

per se

A Latin phrase meaning by itself, used to mean intrinsically.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.per se - with respect to its inherent nature; "this statement is interesting per se"

per se

adverb in itself, essentially, as such, in essence, by itself, of itself, by definition, intrinsically, by its very nature I'm not opposed to capital punishment per se.
Translations
per se
sinänsä
per se
op zichper se

per se

advan sich, per se (geh)
References in classic literature ?
A per se, a; t, h, e, the; o per se, o; Demy orgon gorgon.-- Keep further from me, O thou illiterate and unlearned hostler!
The transcendental maxim that "Life per se is precious" is the ruling maxim here.
Perceptions, says Professor Dewey, are not per se cases of knowledge, but simply natural events with no more knowledge status than (say) a shower.
This was merged, in turn, in an examination of the Italian heart per se. The duchess took a brilliantly heterodox view--thought it the least susceptible organ of its kind that she had ever encountered, related examples of its want of susceptibility, and at last declared that for her the Italians were a people of ice.
We have taken it into our heads that to write a poem simply for the poem's sake, and to acknowledge such to have been our design, would be to confess ourselves radically wanting in the true poetic dignity and force:--but the simple fact is that would we but permit ourselves to look into our own souls we should immediately there discover that under the sun there neither exists nor can exist any work more thoroughly dignified, more supremely noble, than this very poem, this poem per se, this poem which is a poem and nothing more, this poem written solely for the poem's sake.
Many lawyers know that such motions are denied where the defamatory statement was "defamatory per se." Becker v.
She brought, via a direct action, common law negligence and negligence per se claims, as well as a claim for an "enhanced injury "against Secura Insurance, A Mutual Company (Secura).
In a unanimous ruling Tuesday, a three-judge panel found sufficient evidence for the injured parties to bring premises liability and negligence per se claims against the defendant, Kilroy Was Here LLC.
Numerous scientific studies demonstrate the relationship between alcohol and the impairment of driving function supporting these "per se" laws.
Elwyn Boyles The French Laundry and Per Se, Yountville, CA
'That's why if the Church per se were not really a true Church and was not founded by Christ, it should have been gone a long time ago.
Applying the per se illegality doctrine for years has proven to be a mistake.