i.e.

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  • (US) i.e.,
  • i. e. (with a space between)
  • ie:

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Abbreviation
i.e.

  1. This is a Latin abbreviation for id est (literally "that is"), and is used to explain something by saying it in a different way : in other words, which means are expressions having roughly the same meaning.
    They are just liars, i.e. they never tell the truth.

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