I. essentially là adv
II. essentially mang nghĩa "về cơ bản, về bản chất, thật sự là"
relating to the most important characteristics or ideas of something = basically / fundamentally / in fact
IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:
- It's essentially a dictionary but it differs in one or two respects.
- What he's saying is essentially true.
- They argue from time to time like any other couple but their relationship is essentially a happy one.
- Essentially, the president was giving him an ultimatum. (Về cơ bản, tổng thống đã ra tối hậu thư cho hắn ta)