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the rudimentsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈruː.dɪ.mənts/ us   /ˈruː.də.mənts/
the simplest and most basic facts about a subject or activity: It only took me an hour to learn/pick up the rudiments of skiing.
(Definition of the rudiments from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rudimentsplural noun

us   /ˈru·də·mənts/
the simplest and most basic facts: the rudiments of grammar
(Definition of rudiments from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the rudiments”
in Spanish rudimentos…
in Vietnamese nguyên lý cơ bản…
in Malaysian dasar permulaan…
in Thai มูลฐาน…
in French rudiments…
in German dei Anfangsgründe…
in Indonesian pokok-pokoknya, dasar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本原理, 基础…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本原理, 基礎…
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