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definition 1: serving as a foundation; basic; central.
example: Ability to read is fundamental to getting an education.
example: You need a fundamental understanding of physics to study astronomy.
definition 2: of or relating to essential purpose or function.
example: The company made a fundamental change in direction.
definition: a basic principle of a framework, system, process, or the like.
example: Good musical composition is based on a knowledge of fundamentals.
example: That words can be used to describe things that are not physically present is one of the fundamentals of a system of language.
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