basically

basically
adverb (fundamentally: She seems strict, but basically (= in reality) she's very nice; Her job, basically, is to deal with foreign customers.) básicamente, en el fondo
basically adv básicamente / fundamentalmente
basically
tr['beɪsɪklɪ]
adverb
1 básicamente
basically ['beɪsɪkli] adv
: fundamentalmente
basically
adv.
básicamente adv.
'beɪsɪkli
adverb fundamentalmente

I was lucky, basically — más que nada or fundamentalmente tuve suerte

what went wrong? - basically, we made a mistake — ¿qué pasó? - en dos palabras: nos equivocamos

['beɪsɪklɪ]
ADV básicamente, fundamentalmente

basically we agree — básicamente or fundamentalmente estamos de acuerdo

it's basically the same — es básicamente or fundamentalmente lo mismo

he's basically lazy — más que nada es perezoso, básicamente or fundamentalmente es perezoso

it's basically simple — en el fondo es sencillo

well, basically, all I have to do is ... — bueno, básicamente or en pocas palabras, todo lo que tengo que hacer es ...

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['beɪsɪkli]
adverb fundamentalmente

I was lucky, basically — más que nada or fundamentalmente tuve suerte

what went wrong? - basically, we made a mistake — ¿qué pasó? - en dos palabras: nos equivocamos


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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