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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fundamental /,fʌndə'mentl/
  • tính từ
    • cơ bản, cơ sở, chủ yếu
      • fundamental rules: những quy tắc cơ bản
    • (âm nhạc) gốc
      • fundamental note: nốt gốc
  • danh từ, (thường) số nhiều
    • quy tắc cơ bản; nguyên tắc cơ bản
      • the fundamentals of mathematics: những quy tắc cơ bản của toán học
    • (âm nhạc) nốt gốc
Concise Dictionary
+the lowest tone of a harmonic series
+serving as an essential component
+being or involving basic facts or principles
+far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 basic, rudimentary, elementary, primary, main, prime, first, principal, underlying, cardinal, central, essential, quintessential, constitutional, inherent, intrinsic, important, crucial, critical, organic, vital:
Our fundamental aim is to provide employment.
2 principle, law, rule, axiom, essential, element, sine qua non, cornerstone, keystone:
Freedom of speech is a fundamental in a democracy.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 serious and very important; affecting the most central and important parts of sth: There is a fundamental difference between the two points of view. + A fundamental change in the organization of health services was required. + a question of fundamental importance
2 ~ (to sth) central; forming the necessary basis of sth: Hard work is fundamental to success.
3 [only before noun] (physics) forming the source or base from which everything else is made; not able to be divided any further: a fundamental particle
+ noun [usually pl.] a basic rule or principle; an essential part: the fundamentals of modern physics + He taught me the fundamentals of the job.
Collocation Dictionary


be, seem | remain | consider sth, regard sth as
We consider these freedoms fundamental to democracy.


truly, very | absolutely, quite
This principle is clear and absolutely fundamental.
| fairly, rather


Improved funding is fundamental to the success of the project.

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