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Definition: (adv) - fundamentally, basically

Je crois que les gens sont foncièrement bons - I believe that people are basically good

Il a l'air égoïste, mais en fait il est foncièrement généreux - He seems selfish, but in fact he is fundamentally generous

Related: foncier (adj) - land, landed; fundamental, basic, innate; le foncier - land/property tax

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