What does per se mean?

per se meaning in General Dictionary

with respect to its built-in nature

per se meaning in Legal Dictionary

(purr say) adj. Latin for "on it's own," meaning naturally. Hence, a published writing which falsely accuses another of experiencing a sexually transmitted condition or becoming a convicted felon is "libel per se," without additional explanation of concept of the statement.

per se meaning in Finance Dictionary


per se meaning in Law Dictionary

Lat. By himself or itself; in itself; taken alone; naturally; in isolation; unconnected along with other matters.

per se meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Latin, actually "alone;" translating Greek kath auto (Aristotle).

per se meaning in Business Dictionary

Intrinsically, on it's own, not requiring any supporting realities or some ideas, standing alone. Latin for, alone or perhaps in it self. Opposite of per accidens.

per se - German to English

by itself

Sentence Examples with the word per se

Estque haec particula velut filius emancipatus seorsumque collocatus, et principium per se vivens; unde postea membrorum ordo describitur; et quaecunque ad absolvendum animal pertinent, disponuntur.

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