fundamental


fundamental
01. One of the [fundamental] values of democracy is that all people should be treated as equals.
02. The American democratic system is [fundamentally] different from the British system.
03. In this course you will learn the [fundamentals] of English grammar.
04. Open communication is [fundamental] to success in the management of personnel.
05. One of the [fundamental] issues in this labor dispute is job security.
06. My partner and I decided to sell the business because we had such [fundamentally] different views on how it should be run that we were always arguing.
07. There is a [fundamental] problem with having the police force investigate charges of brutality against its own officers.
08. In 1905, Albert Einstein published five scientific papers that [fundamentally] changed our understanding of space, time, light and matter.
09. P. J. O' Rourke once said that no drug, not even alcohol, causes the [fundamental] ills of society, and that if we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed, and love of power.
10. Religious [fundamentalists] believe that the word of their God is of greater authority than the law.
11. At the most [fundamental] level, human social behavior is necessary to ensure human survival.
12. Education in this country has undergone several profound and [fundamental] changes in recent decades.
13. Mutual trust is [fundamental] to a successful partnership, whether in business or in marriage.
14. The right to sit down and bargain, even when you don't get the perfect deal, is the [fundamental] right for which the international trade union movement has always fought.
15. Women in Algeria are presently under pressure from [fundamentalist] groups to adopt a more traditional style of dress.
16. Debt, poverty, and unemployment are [fundamental] problems in the Middle Eastern nation of Jordan.
17. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that the family is the natural and [fundamental] group unit of society, and is entitled to protection by society and the State.
18. The nature of life is understood largely in terms of a series of [fundamental] properties.
19. The [fundamental] elements of our planet's environment are water and air.

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  • Fundamental — puede hacer referencia a: Lo relativo a los fundamentos de alguna cuestión, es decir:[1] a lo que sea su principio o parte principal (véase también origen (desambiguación), esencia, y otros términos relacionados). a lo que sea su base o cimientos …   Wikipedia Español

  • fundamental — adj 1 Fundamental, basic, basal, underlying, radical are comparable when they mean forming or affecting the groundwork, roots, or lowest part of something. Fundamental is used chiefly in reference to immaterial things or to abstractions, whether… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Fundamental — may refer to: * Fundamental frequency,a concept in music or phonetics, often referred to as simply a fundamental . * Fundamentalism, the belief in, and usually the strict adherence to, the simplistic or fundamental ideas based on faith of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Fundamental — Fun da*men tal, a. [Cf. F. fondamental.] Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental axiom. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fundamental — Fundamental …   Википедия

  • fundamental — I adjective basal, basic, basilar, basilary, cardinal, central, constitutional, elemental, elementary, essential, inchoative, indispensable, key, necessary, needed, organic, primary, primus, principal, principalis, required, requisite,… …   Law dictionary

  • fundamental — FUNDAMENTÁL, Ă, fundamentali, e, adj. 1. De bază, principal, esenţial. 2. (fon.; substantivat, f.) Frecvenţă fundamentală. – Din fr. fondamental, lat. fundamentalis. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Fundamental ≠ secundar Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • fundamental — [fun΄də ment′ l] adj. [LME < ML fundamentalis < L fundamentum: see FUNDAMENT] 1. of or forming a foundation or basis; basic; essential [the fundamental rules of art] 2. relating to what is basic; radical [a fundamental alteration] 3. on… …   English World dictionary

  • fundamental — UK US /ˌfʌndəˈmentəl/ adjective ► FINANCE, ECONOMICS used to describe the basic causes of changes in the value of shares, etc. that relate to the condition of companies and the economy: » Fundamental factors will have the most impact on currency …   Financial and business terms

  • fundamental — adjetivo 1. Que es fundamento, o lo más importante o principal en una cosa: Lo fundamental en una situación difícil es no perder la calma. Es una cuestión fundamental. No has entendido lo fundamental, sólo has prestado atención a lo accesorio.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Fundamentāl — (v. lat.), was einer Sache zum Grunde liegt; daher Fundamentalgesetze, so v.w. Grundgesetze; Fundamentalbedingung, Grund , Hauptbedingung; Fundamentalartikel des Glaubens, Artitel, die von solchen, welche durch Christum selig werden wollen, nicht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon