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101

adjective uk   us   mainly US humorous
showing the most basic knowledge about a subject: You should know how to boil an egg - that's cooking 101. Helping people get to the polls is a basic lesson of politics 101.
Translations of “101”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本知識…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本知识…
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