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1       adv   You use fundamentally for emphasis when you are stating an opinion, or when you are making an important or general statement about something.  
ADV with cl/group     (emphasis)    (=basically)  
Fundamentally, women like him for his sensitivity and charming vulnerability..., He can be very charming, but he is fundamentally a bully...     
2       adv   You use fundamentally to indicate that something affects or relates to the deep, basic nature of something.  
ADV with v   (=profoundly)  
He disagreed fundamentally with the President's judgment..., Environmentalists say the treaty is fundamentally flawed.     
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at bottom, at heart, basically, essentially, intrinsically, primarily, radically  

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