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Definition that is to say; or in other words; (abbreviation for Latin id est)
  • Most of the items the store sells are private-label; i.e., not national brands you'd recognize.
i.e. = in other words
  • She is bullish (i.e., optimistic) about the stock market.
  • i.e. = that is to say
  • The tournament allows only amateur players; i.e., those who have never earned money playing.
  • The money needs to last until the end of the Federal fiscal year; i.e., September 30th.
  • The graph is in constant 2018 dollars; i.e., the amounts are adjusted for inflation.
  • He is on the short list of popular presidents; i.e., those who were admired by the vast majority of the populace long after they were elected.
  • At the very least, I am somewhat troubled that this child was not held to the same stringent application standards (i.e. interview) that the rest of the incoming middle-school students were.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
i.e. = that is to say

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