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I wonder if *i.e.*is used in American English ❔❓❔

'i.e.'
I.e. stands for the Latin id est, or 'that is,' and is used to introduce a word or phrase that restates what has been said previously. What follows the i.e. is meant to clarify the earlier statement:

e.g. is the abbreviation for the Latin phrase exempli gratia, meaning “for example.”

Or would you use rather e.g. instead??

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I wonder if *i.e.*is used in American English ❔❓❔

 'i.e.'
I.e. stands for the Latin id est, or 'that is,' and is used to introduce a word or phrase that restates what has been said previously. What follows the i.e. is meant to clarify the earlier statement:

e.g. is the abbreviation for the Latin phrase exempli gratia, meaning “for example.” 

Or would you use rather e.g. instead??
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