Meaning of “basic” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈbeɪsɪk/
MAIN [ always before noun ]

B1 being the main or most important part of something:

The basic problem is very simple.

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B1 including or providing only the things that are most necessary:


B1 very simple, with nothing special added:

My software is pretty basic.

(Definition of “basic” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)