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Per Se

Latin for "in itself." Describing an act with inherent qualities. For example, in criminal law, an act may be illegal per se; in torts, an act may be negligent per se.
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On being awarded HR Person of the Year, an award sponsored by Pulsar, the HR director said: "When you do HR you don't spend a lot of time thinking about what you are doing per say, you spend a lot of time thinking about other people, so when somebody nominates you and it results in an award it is pretty overwhelming."
"A bare perusal of the entire report and other documents shows that the report is per say vague.
We do not cater to end-users per say, but rather to enterprises, carriers, governments and mobile operators.
While Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands centers on a homeless teen protagonist, it's not intended for young adults per say but will reach from mature teens well into adult audiences with its story of Emily, who lives in an igloo made of ice and trash bags.
While there are not calorie coupons per say, there are ways to get a lot more value for your calories.
While its tone is lively and its delivery understandable, it's not 'light reading' per say, despite its unexpected vehicle of poetry as the delivery wagon of choice.
Though it does not, in my opinion, offer a new understanding of the Gothic genre per say, The Late Victorian Gothic provides an insightful look at the ways in which authors and researchers, art and science of the period entertained a unique paradoxical relationship with the supernatural.
"I might have given him some tips here and there but that does not mean I trained him per say."
"In some way we don't see these as restrictions, per say, since they've been part of this program from the beginning," explained Hutchins.
I don't think there is a dearth of therapists per say, but we do have a shortage of quality teachers," he said.