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"fundamentals" in British English

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fundamentalsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təlz/ us /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əlz/

the main or most important rules or parts:

It's important for children to be taught the fundamentals of science.

(Definition of “fundamentals” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fundamentals" in Business English

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fundamentalsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌfʌndəˈmentəlz/ us ECONOMICS, FINANCE

basic financial facts that show whether a business and its shares, etc. or an economy and its currency, are strong and successful:

Share prices have risen across Asia as fundamentals improve.
Global uncertainty is unlikely to become more serious, as the underlying fundamentals remain solid.
strong/sound/positive fundamentals
business/economic/market fundamentals

(Definition of “fundamentals” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)