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essentially

US [ɪˈsenʃ(ə)li]
UK [ɪ'senʃ(ə)li]
  • adv.基本上;本质上;根本上
  • Web本来;实质上;基本地
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本质上;根本上;基本上when you think about the true, important or basic nature of sb/sth
There are three essentially different ways of tackling the problem.
解决这个问题有三种本质上完全不同的方法。
The pattern is essentially the same in all cases.
这种模式在所有情况下基本相同。
Essentially, what we are suggesting is that the firm needs to change.
说到底,我们的建议是公司必须思变。
He was, essentially, a teacher, not a manager.
他本质上来说是个教师而不是经理。
The article was essentially concerned with her relationship with her parents(= it dealt with other things, but this was the most important) .
本文主要是关于她与父母的关系。

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