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English definition of “fundamental”
› FINANCE, ECONOMICS used to describe the basic causes of changes in the value of shares, etc. that relate to the condition of companies and the economy: Fundamental factors will have the most impact on currency. → Compare technical adjective
› very important and basic: fundamental in/to sth The multilateral trading system has been fundamental in economic success. There is no need to change anything fundamental about the way the business works.