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adjective (SIMPLE)    /ruːd/ old use or literary
simply and roughly made: We built a rude shelter from rocks on the beach.Crude and basic rudely     /ˈruː adverb C1 She rudely interrupted my speech. The news rudely pushed her into the glare of world-wide publicity.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireNot expected or plannedCrude and basic rudeness     /ˈruːd.nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of rude adjective (SIMPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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