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EtymologyEdit

From Latin essentialis, from esse (to be).

AdjectiveEdit

essencial (masculine and feminine plural essencials)

  1. essential (of great importance)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin essentialis, from Latin essentia (being, essence).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

essencial m or f (plural essenciais, comparable)

  1. essential
  2. important
  3. main, principal
  4. fundamental

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • essencial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.