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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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in Chinese (Simplified) 基本原理, 基础…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本原理, 基礎…
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