Definition of au fond in English:

au fond

adverb

  • In essence.

    ‘she might be, au fond, quite a pleasant woman’
    fundamentally, primarily, principally, chiefly, essentially, elementally, firstly, predominantly
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Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

au fond

/French o fɔ̃//əʊ ˈfɒ̃/