Translation of "basic" - English-Spanish dictionary

basic

adjective uk /ˈbeɪ·sɪk/

B1 being the main or most important part of something

básico
These are basic needs, such as food and water.
I speak basic Russian.

B1 very simple, with nothing special added

básico, sencillo
The software is very basic.

(Translation of “basic” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

basic

adjective /ˈbeisik/

of, or forming, the main part or foundation of something

básico, fundamental
Your basic theory is wrong.

restricted to a fundamental level, elementary

básico, elemental
Frank has a basic knowledge of French.
basically adverb

fundamentally

básicamente, en el fondo
She seems strict, but basically (= in reality) she’s very nice
Her job, basically, is to deal with foreign customers.
basics noun plural

the most important and necessary facts about something that should be learned first

Basico
My uncle taught me the basics of chess.

the simplest and most important things which people need to live or to deal with a situation

Necesidades Basicas
The refugees fleeing the civil war lack basics such as food and clothing.
get/go back to basics

to return to teaching or paying attention to the most important aspects of a subject or activity

Volver a los cimientos
The government promised that its reforms of the education system would focus on getting back to basics.

(Translation of “basic” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)