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"Basically" is an adverb which is often translated as "básicamente", and "nor" is a conjunction which is often translated as "ni". Learn more about the difference between "basically" and "nor" below.
basically(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (essentially)
a. básicamente
Basically, he is looking for any excuse to be with you all the time.Básicamente, está buscando cualquier excusa para estar contigo todo el tiempo.
b. fundamentalmente
I didn't include you on the team because you're basically still a rookie.No te incluí en el equipo porque eres fundamentalmente un novato.
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nor(
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (following neither)
a. ni
I saw neither Mike nor Jack at the party.No vi ni a Mike ni a Jack en la fiesta.
2. (in negative clauses)
a. ni
I'm worried because Charles didn't phone nor send an email.Estoy preocupada porque Charles no llamó ni mandó un correo electrónico.
b. tampoco
I didn't like the movie. - Nor did I.No me gustó la película. - A mí tampoco.
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