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English definition of “crude”

crude

adjective uk   /kruːd/ us  

crude adjective (SIMPLE)

C2 simple and not skilfully done or made: a crude device/weapon

crude adjective (RUDE)

C2 rude and offensive: a crude remark/comment
crudely
adverb uk   /ˈkruːd.li/ us  
a crudely made bomb
crudeness
noun [U] uk   /ˈkruːd.nəs/ (also crudity) us  

crude

noun [U] uk   /kruːd/ (also crude oil) us  
oil from rocks underground in a natural state that has not yet been treated
(Definition of crude from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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