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esse quam videri

foreign term es·se quam vi·de·ri \ˈe-sā-ˌkwäm-wi-ˈdā-rē\

Definition of ESSE QUAM VIDERI

:  to be rather than to seem —motto of North Carolina

Origin of ESSE QUAM VIDERI

Latin

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