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Adjective
/ˌfəndəˈmentl/,
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Forming a necessary base or core; of central importance,
  1. Forming a necessary base or core; of central importance
    • - the protection of fundamental human rights
    • - interpretation of evidence is fundamental to the historian's craft
  2. Affecting or relating to the essential nature of something or the crucial point about an issue
    • - the fundamental problem remains that of the housing shortage
  3. So basic as to be hard to alter, resolve, or overcome
    • - the theories are based on a fundamental error
Noun
  1. A central or primary rule or principle on which something is based
    • - two courses cover the fundamentals of microbiology
  2. A fundamental note, tone, or frequency


  1. any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business; "fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure"
  2. cardinal: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
  3. the lowest tone of a harmonic series
  4. being or involving basic facts or principles; "the fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incomatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths"; "underlying principles"
  5. far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance"; "profound social changes"
  6. (fundamentally) 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"
  7. Fundamental is the thirteenth album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1998 (see 1998 in music).
  8. Fundamental or Fundamental As Anything is the fifth studio album released by Australian rock/pop group Mental As Anything. The album, produced by Richard Gottehrer was released on Regular Records in March 1985, which peaked at #3 on the Australian Kent Music Report albums charts. ...
  9. The fundamental tone, often referred to simply as the fundamental and abbreviated f0 or F0, is the lowest frequency in a harmonic series.
  10. Fundamental is the sixteenth album, the ninth of entirely new music, by the British band Pet Shop Boys. It was released in May 2006 in the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan, and Canada, and was released in late June 2006 in the United States. ...
  11. (The Fundamentals) The Fundamentals or The Fundamentals: A Testimony To The Truth edited by A. C. Dixon and later by Reuben Archer Torrey is a set of 90 essays in 12 volumes published from 1910 to 1915 by the Bible Institute of Los Angeles. ...
  12. A leading or primary principle, rule, law, or article, which serves as the groundwork of a system; essential part, as, the fundamentals of linear algebra; Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. ...
  13. (fundamentally) to the very core of the matter
  14. (fundamentalness) The state or condition of being fundamental; essential importance
  15. (Fundamentals) The macro economic factors that are accepted as forming the foundation for the relative value of a currency, these include inflation, growth, trade balance, government deficit, and interest rates.
  16. (Fundamentals) The macroeconomic factors inspiring banking markets.
  17. (Fundamentals) Factors that are “fundamental” to the operations of a firm’s business, its profitability, operating costs,  technical innovations, product prices, etc.
  18. (Fundamentals) the basic skills of soccer.
  19. Fundamentals determine a company, currency or security's value. A company's fundamentals include its assets, debt, revenue, earnings and growth.
  20. (Fundamentals) Tao · De · Xiulian Taijitu This article is about the Chinese character. ...
  21. (Fundamentals) a series of classes, usually one night (or daytime) a week for several weeks, which are used to teach the basic knowledge and skills of how to be a Co-counselor.  A Fundamentals class must usually be completed before joining an RC community or taking part in RC workshops.
  22. (Fundamentals) basic equipment skills such as drop spins on the flag or handspins on the rifle.  These skills are usually taught to beginning students during their first rehearsals and then are practiced with all levels of students during subsequent sessions prior to practicing work used in ...
  23. (Fundamentals) economic factors (GDP, Employment, Trade Balance, and so on) that can influence prices in financial markets.
  24. (Fundamentals) refer to relevant factors or data that influence the value of a particular security, such as a company's stock or a country's currency. In the case of a stock, for example, the company's sales, earnings, debt and dividend prospects are fundamentals that would affect share price. ...
  25. The lowest frequency of a note in a complex wave form or chord.