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English definition of “bare”

bare

adjective (BASIC)    /beər/ US  /ber/
C2 only the most basic or important: I just packed the bare essentials (= the most basic and necessary things). There isn't much time, so I'll just give you the bare facts/details.Crude and basic the bare minimum the least possible amount: She eats only the bare minimum to stay alive.Maximum and minimum
(Definition of bare adjective (BASIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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