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- Of or relating to one or more rudiments.
- I have only a rudimentary grasp of chemistry.
- Basic; minimal; with less than, or only the minimum, necessary.
- His grasp of rudimentary English allowed him at least to do the shopping.
- His rudimentary driving skills meant that he was a danger on the road.
2017 April 6, Samira Shackle, “On the frontline with Karachi’s ambulance drivers”, in the Guardian:
- Safdar, in his rudimentary ambulance, has been at the frontline of the shifting conflicts consuming his city, placing himself at huge personal risk for very little money.
of or relating to rudiments
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rudimentary (plural rudimentaries)