Asked • 04/26/19

Can we use "id est" in lieu of "i.e." in academic writing?

In an academic, format context, can we write *id est* instead of its abbreviated form (*i.e.*)? Compare: > ‘a walking boot which is synthetic, **id est** not leather’ with: > ‘a walking boot which is synthetic, **i.e.** not leather’

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Rafael M. answered • 04/26/19

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