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An example use of fundamental in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… changes that kind of fundamental truth …”
Fundamental means the most important or basic part of something.
the word fundamental occurs in english on average 15.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fundamental can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) education, science, and technology;