basically
Pronunciation
  • (GA, RP) IPA: /ˈbeɪsɪk(ə)li/
Adverb

basically

  1. in a fundamental, essential or basic manner
    They've added some fancy features, but it's basically still a car.
  2. mostly; generally; for the most part
  3. (filler) used to refer to the most important or fundamental point the speaker is making; sometimes tending towards a meaningless filler word
    ''I shouldn't have done it, basically.
    To get your eyes tested, you should basically go to the opticians.
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