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English definition of “basic”


adjective     /ˈbeɪsɪk/
MAIN [always before noun] B1 being the main or most important part of something: basic ideas / principles The basic problem is very simple .Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
NECESSARY B1 including or providing only the things that are most necessary : basic training / services / skills Crude and basic
SIMPLE B1 very simple , with nothing special added : My software is pretty basic.Crude and basic
(Definition of basic adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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