Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is fundamental, it is basic and important.

Examples: (adjective) There is no more fundamental question than “why are we here?” (adjective) Respect is fundamental to a strong education system.

Synonyms: adjectives: central, essential.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 B