primal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"primal" in British English

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primaladjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈpraɪ.məl/
relating to the ​time when ​humanlife on ​earthbegan: The ​universeevolved from a ​denselypacked primal ​inferno. formal basic and ​relating to an early ​stage of ​development: a primal ​urge to ​connect with ​nature primal ​fears
(Definition of primal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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primaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈprɑɪ·məl/
characteristic of the ​earliesttime in the ​existence of a ​person or thing; ​basic: The ​appeal of ​music is primal.
(Definition of primal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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