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the rudimentsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈruː.dɪ.mənts/
the ​simplest and most ​basicfacts about a ​subject or ​activity: It only took me an ​hour to ​learn/​pick up the rudiments ofskiing.
(Definition of the rudiments from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the rudiments”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本原理, 基础…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本原理, 基礎…
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