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Per say definition, a frequent misspelling of per se. See more.


Per se definition, by, of, for, or in itself; intrinsically: This candidate is not a pacifist per se, but he is in favor of peaceful solutions when practicable. See more.


The article 'The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah' is per say defamatory and the trial court should proceed with the case, the High Court had ordered.


Last week's Latin experiment resulted in such fun practices that I decided to drum up another one, but I kind of selfishly picked this one because it is misspelled all the time and it drives me up the wall. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you "per se." I have run across this phrase spelled "per say," mostly from people who want to sound really smart on Facebook.


Same here. I was just typing up a post for my guild and didn't know exactly what it meant, so I Google'd for "Per say" and this was the first thing I saw.


per se: [ Latin, In itself. ] Simply as such; in its own nature without reference to its relation. In the law of Defamation , slander per se refers to certain language that is actionable as slander in and of itself without proof of special damages, such as the situation in which a person is falsely accused of having committed a crime. ...

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Per se is the phrase to use when you want to refer to a particular thing on its own. It is not this Latin phrase, per se, that is important, but rather the concept it represents.


An incorrect spelling of per se. Used by those who do not know its proper use.


Perceptions, says Professor Dewey, are not per se cases of knowledge, but simply natural events with no more knowledge status than (say) a shower.


You heard: It shouldn't break any of your site per se.. per se is a Latin phrase often used in English. It means "in itself". So the person who said per se could have meant: "It shouldn't break the site, but it could break other things that you care about." or perhaps "It shouldn't break the site, but it could cause problems that are similar to a broken site.&q...