Definition of per se in English:

per se

adverb

  • By or in itself or themselves; intrinsically.

    ‘it is not these facts per se that are important’
    in itself, of itself, by itself, as such, intrinsically
    by its very nature, in essence, by definition, essentially
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Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

per se

/pəː ˈseɪ/