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Translation of "basic" - English-Spanish dictionary

basic

adjective /ˈbeisik/
of, or forming, the main part or foundation of something
básico, fundamental
Your basic theory is wrong.
restricted to a fundamental level, elementary
básico, elemental
Frank has a basic knowledge of French.
basically adverb fundamentally
básicamente, en el fondo
She seems strict, but basically (= in reality) she’s very nice Her job, basically, is to deal with foreign customers.
basics noun plural the most important and necessary facts about something that should be learned first
Basico
My uncle taught me the basics of chess.
the simplest and most important things which people need to live or to deal with a situation
Necesidades Basicas
The refugees fleeing the civil war lack basics such as food and clothing.
get/go back to basics to return to teaching or paying attention to the most important aspects of a subject or activity
Volver a los cimientos
The government promised that its reforms of the education system would focus on getting back to basics.
(Definition of basic from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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