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synonyms for foundational

  • basal
  • beginning
  • bottom
  • central
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • essential
  • first
  • introductory
  • meat-and-potatoes
  • original
  • primitive
  • principal
  • radical
  • rudimentary
  • simple
  • three R's
  • ultimate
  • underivative
  • underived
  • underlying
  • profound
  • primitive
  • natural
  • bottom
  • constitutional
  • primary
  • original
  • basal
  • cardinal
  • organic
  • essential
  • native
  • deep-seated
  • inherent
  • innate
  • intrinsic
  • primal
  • thoroughgoing
  • underlying
  • vital
  • meat-and-potatoes
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antonyms for foundational

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  • auxiliary
  • final
  • inferior
  • latest
  • least
  • minor
  • second-rate
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • supplemental
  • worst
  • moderate
  • secondary
  • conservative
  • superficial
  • nonessential
  • extrinsic
  • unimportant
  • minor
  • inessential
  • unnatural
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          How to use foundational in a sentence

          This remarkable evolutionary conservation is a foundational concept in genome research.
          SCIENTISTS FIND VITAL GENES EVOLVING IN GENOME’S JUNKYARDVIVIANE CALLIERNOVEMBER 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
          Even some calamities that the world has avoided to date, such as a cyberattack on foundational global systems, should be part of scenario planning.
          WHY INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE PAYS OFFLBELANGER225NOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
          This year’s Digiday Technology Awards winners played foundational roles in enabling media companies and marketers to earn money from their content, reach their audiences and make the most of digital real estate.
          SPOTX, KLAVIYO AND FLIP-PAY ARE DIGIDAY TECHNOLOGY AWARDS WINNERSDIGIDAY AWARDSNOVEMBER 12, 2020DIGIDAY
          For starters, the work Poly did on creating an extensive taxonomy to organize work into categories was foundational in creating better alignment.
          HOW A WELL-OILED MARKETING OPERATIONS MACHINE DRIVES BUSINESS FORWARDSPONSORED CONTENT: WORKFRONTNOVEMBER 12, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
          Which is the foundational technique of most of the AI that we use today.
          PODCAST: CAN YOU TEACH A MACHINE COMMON SENSE?ANTHONY GREENNOVEMBER 11, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
          That it’s a foundational building block for everything else good that comes to people.
          ‘WHAT WE’VE SEEN SINCE COVID HAS BEEN A PRECIPITOUS INCREASE IN NEED,’ SAYS FEEDING AMERICA CEOKK OTTESENNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
          Elected head of the United Nations Human Rights Commission in London, she helped draft the foundational Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
          A MODEST REBEL: THE PARADOXICAL PERSONALITY OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELTDOUGLAS BRINKLEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
          Now we know it not as a perverse blemish on American culture, but foundational to American culture.
          TRUMPISM IS A LIFESTYLE DISEASE, CHRONIC IN AMERICAPHILIP KENNICOTTNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
          Last year, for his foundational contributions to the field, Hinton was awarded the Turing Award, alongside other AI pioneers Yann LeCun and Yoshua Bengio.
          AI PIONEER GEOFF HINTON: “DEEP LEARNING IS GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO EVERYTHING”KAREN HAONOVEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
          They can also understand foundational journalistic concepts like fairness or the importance of accuracy.
          HOW TO TALK TO KIDS AND TEENS ABOUT MISINFORMATIONBOBBIE JOHNSONNOVEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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          WORDS RELATED TO FOUNDATIONAL

          • basal
          • base
          • basement
          • basic
          • foundational
          • ground
          • last
          • lowermost
          • lowest
          • meat-and-potatoes
          • nethermost
          • primary
          • radical
          • rock-bottom
          • underlying
          • undermost
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