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English definition of “primitive”

primitive

adjective     /ˈprɪmɪtɪv/
NOT DEVELOPED relating to human society at a very early stage of development , with people living in a simple way without machines or a writing system : primitive man primitive societies History
BASIC very basic or old-fashioned : The conditions at the campsite were rather primitive.Crude and basic
(Definition of primitive adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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