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"crude" in British English

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crudeadjective

uk   /kruːd/  us   /kruːd/
crudely
adverb uk   /ˈkruːd.li/  us   /ˈkruːd.li/
a crudely made bomb
crudeness
noun [U] uk   /ˈkruːd.nəs/  us   /ˈkruːd.nəs/ (also crudity )

crudenoun [U]

uk   /kruːd/  us   /kruːd/ (also crude oil)
(Definition of crude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crude" in American English

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crudeadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /krud/
simple and not skillfully done or made: He made a crude table out of an old crate.
rude and offensive: a crude joke/remark crude, barbaric men
(Definition of crude from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"crude" in Business English

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crudeadjective

uk   us   /kruːd/
NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION in a natural or unfinished state, especially before being treated in an industrial process: crude sugar cane crude steel
very simple, without much detail, and perhaps not very accurate: Our initial crude calculations show that we made a profit this month.

crudenoun [U]

uk   us   /kruːd/ NATURAL RESOURCES
→  crude oil
(Definition of crude from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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