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Of or forming a base or basis
“Typing is on the curriculum in several countries, where it is seen as a basic skill.”
Elementary, simple or merely functional
“We didn't have much money or time and just rented a basic motel room.”
Offering or constituting the minimum required without elaboration or luxury
“Camcorders range in features from basic to those with more advanced options.”
Easy to decipher or solve
“I would presume a person of your intellect would find basic puzzles unchallenging and rather boring.”
(chemistry) Having a pH greater than 7
“A basic solution can have significantly more hydroxide ions than an acidic solution.”
(usually in plural form "basics") Fundamental principles or facts
“It's time to get back to basics and not overcomplicate things.”
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