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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. (mainly)
a. fundamentally
Alan es atractivo y gracioso, pero a la gente le gusta fundamentalmente porque es muy inteligente.Alan is handsome and funny, but people like him fundamentally because he is very intelligent.
b. basically
Estos productos se ven diferentes en el exterior, pero son fundamentalmente lo mismo.These products look different on the outside, but they are basically the same.
c. essentially
Si bien apoyamos algunas ideas liberales, nuestro partido político es fundamentalmente conservador.Although we support some liberal ideas, our political party is essentially conservative.
d. principally
Nunca aprendí a leer partituras porque mi maestro se centró fundamentalmente en tocar de oído.I never learned to read music because my teacher focused principally on playing by ear.
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fundamentally; basically; (esencialmente) essentially;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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