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basically

basically

adverb ba·si·cal·ly \ˈbā-si-k(ə-)lē also -zi-\

: in a general or basic way

—used to show that a statement is expressing the most important reason for something

: in a simple way

Full Definition of BASICALLY

1
a :  at a basic level :  in fundamental disposition or nature <basically correct> <basically, they are simple people>
b :  for the most part <they basically play zone defense>
2
:  in a basic manner :  simply <live basically>

Examples of BASICALLY

  1. <your answer is basically correct>

First Known Use of BASICALLY

1903

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