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au fond

[ oh -fawn ]
/ oʊ ˈfɔ̃ /
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adverb French.

at bottom or to the bottom; thoroughly; in reality; fundamentally.

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British Dictionary definitions for au fond

au fond
/ French (o fɔ̃) /

adverb

fundamentally; essentially

Word Origin for au fond

literally: at the bottom
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