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elementary

adjective  us   /ˌel·əˈmen·tri, -ˈmen·tə·ri/

elementary adjective (BASIC)

simple or easy; basic: I’m taking a course in elementary Russian.

elementary adjective (OF CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE)

chemistry, physics [not gradable] relating to the chemical elements: The elementary charge (= the electrical charge in the nuclear material of an element) is one of the constants that characterizes the basic particles of matter.
Translations of “elementary”
in Korean 초보의…
in Arabic ابْتِدائي…
in Portuguese elementar…
in Catalan elemental…
in Japanese 初歩の…
in Italian elementare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本的, 初級的, 基礎的…
in Russian основной, элементарный, начальный…
in Turkish temel, başlangıç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本的, 初级的, 基础的…
in Polish podstawowy, elementarny, początkujący…
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