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ba·si·cal·ly

 (bā′sĭ-kə-lē, -klē)
adv.
1. In a basic way; fundamentally or essentially: Throughout the ordeal, he remained basically the same.
2. For the most part; chiefly: They basically do what they are supposed to.

basically

(ˈbeɪsɪklɪ)
adv
1. in a fundamental or elementary manner; essentially: strident and basically unpleasant.
2. (sentence modifier) in essence; in summary; put simply: basically we had underestimated mother nature.

ba•si•cal•ly

(ˈbeɪ sɪk li)

adv.
fundamentally; primarily.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.basically - in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature; "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"

basically

basically

adverb
In regard to the essence of a matter:
Translations
أَسَاسِيّاًبِصورَةٍ أساسيَّةٍ
v podstatěv zásadě
dybest set
pohjimmiltaan
u osnovi
í grundvallaratriîum; í raun
基本的に
기본적으로
v bistvu
i grund och botten
โดยพื้นฐาน
aslındatemel olarak
về cơ bản

basically

[ˈbeɪsɪklɪ] ADVbásicamente, fundamentalmente
basically we agreebásicamente or fundamentalmente estamos de acuerdo
it's basically the samees básicamente or fundamentalmente lo mismo
he's basically lazymás que nada es perezoso, básicamente or fundamentalmente es perezoso
it's basically simpleen el fondo es sencillo
well, basically, all I have to do isbueno, básicamente or en pocas palabras, todo lo que tengo que hacer es ...

basically

[ˈbeɪsɪkli] adv
(as sentence adverb) (= the fact is that) → en fait
Basically, I just don't like him → En fait, je ne l'aime pas.
(= ultimately) → essentiellement
my job is basically to ... → au fond mon travail consiste à ...basic rate n (FINANCE) [tax] → première tranche f d'imposition

basically

advim Grunde; (= mainly)im wesentlichen, hauptsächlich; is that correct? — basically yesstimmt das? — im Prinzip, ja or im Grunde schon; it’s basically finishedes ist praktisch or im Grunde fertig; that’s basically itdas wärs im Wesentlichen

basically

[ˈbeɪsɪklɪ] advfondamentalmente, sostanzialmente

basic

(ˈbeisik) adjective
1. of, or forming, the main part or foundation of something. Your basic theory is wrong.
2. restricted to a fundamental level, elementary. a basic knowledge of French.
ˈbasically adverb
fundamentally. She seems strict, but basically (= in reality) she's very nice; Her job, basically, is to deal with foreign customers.

basically

أَسَاسِيّاً v podstatě dybest set im Grunde βασικά básicamente, fundamentalmente pohjimmiltaan en fait u osnovi fondamentalmente 基本的に 기본적으로 in principe egentlig zasadniczo basicamente в основном i grund och botten โดยพื้นฐาน aslında về cơ bản 基本上
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