Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a fundamental manner; primarily; originally; essentially; at the foundation; as regards fundamentals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Primarily; originally; essentially; radically; at the foundation; in origin or constituents.

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  • adverb to the very core of the matter

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature

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Examples

  • - Force the administration to officially red-flag nations whose currencies are undervalued for long periods with the term "fundamentally misaligned currency."

    CNN.com

  • - Force the administration to officially red flag nations whose currencies are undervalued for long periods with the term "fundamentally misaligned currency."

    CNN.com

  • In cheese circles, though, our article has sparked much debate about what the term fundamentally means, and whether disagreements about affinage are ultimately just disagreements about semantics.

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  • - Force the administration to officially red-flag nations whose currencies are undervalued for long periods with the term "fundamentally misaligned currency."

    CNN.com

  • WASHINGTON — Raising prospects for a major election-year ruling, the Obama administration launched its Supreme Court defense of its landmark health care overhaul Wednesday, appealing what it called a "fundamentally flawed" appeals court decision that declared the law's central provision unconstitutional.

    Obama Healthcare Plan: Justice Department Joins States In Call For Prompt Review Of Law

  • Raising prospects for a major election-year ruling, the Obama administration launched its Supreme Court defense of its landmark health care overhaul Wednesday, appealing what it called a "fundamentally flawed" appeals court decision that declared the law's central provision unconstitutional.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Raising prospects for a major election-year ruling, the Obama administration launched its Supreme Court defense of its landmark health care overhaul Wednesday, appealing what it called a "fundamentally flawed" appeals court decision that declared the law's central provision unconstitutional.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Raising prospects for a major election-year ruling, the Obama administration launched its Supreme Court defense of its landmark health care overhaul Wednesday, appealing what it called a "fundamentally flawed" appeals court decision that declared the law's central provision unconstitutional.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas, both have said the addition of new offshore drilling opportunities would not make up for what they characterized as a fundamentally flawed approach to combating climate change.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas, both have said the addition of new offshore drilling opportunities would not make up for what they characterized as a fundamentally flawed approach to combating climate change.

    chron.com Chronicle

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