quasi-basically

basically

[bey-sik-lee]
adverb

Origin:
1900–05; basic + -ally

quasi-basically, adverb
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basically (ˈbeɪsɪklɪ)
 
adv
1.  in a fundamental or elementary manner; essentially: strident and basically unpleasant
2.  (sentence modifier) in essence; in summary; put simply: basically we had underestimated mother nature

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basically
1903, from basic (q.v.).
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