Fundament - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfəndəmənt|  American pronunciation of the word fundament
Brit.  |ˈfʌndəm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word fundament

noun

- the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained (syn: base, basis, cornerstone, foundation, groundwork)
- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on (syn: arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, butt, buttocks, can, fanny, hindquarters, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rump, seat, stern, tail, tush)
- lowest support of a structure (syn: base, foot, foundation, groundwork, substructure)

Examples

...a naked fundament was clearly visible for an instant in the movie...

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