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essentiallyadverb

uk   us   /ɪˈsen.ʃəl.i/
B2 relating to the most ​importantcharacteristics or ​ideas of something: It's essentially a ​dictionary but it ​differs in one or two ​respects. What he's saying is essentially ​true.

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(Definition of essentially from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “essentially”
in Chinese (Simplified) 本质上, 根本上, 基本上…
in Turkish gerçekten, aslında, esasında…
in Russian в сущности…
in Chinese (Traditional) 本質上, 根本上, 基本上…
in Polish zasadniczo…
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