June 26, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
rudimentary /ˌruːdəˈmɛntəri/ adjective
rudimentary
/ˌruːdəˈmɛntəri/
adjective
The children are learning rudimentary skills.
The children are learning rudimentary skills.
Learner's definition of RUDIMENTARY

[more rudimentary; most rudimentary] formal

1 : basic or simple

  • This class requires a rudimentary knowledge of human anatomy.

  • He speaks rudimentary English.

2 : not very developed or advanced

  • rudimentary technology

  • When baseball was in its rudimentary stages, different teams played by different rules.

  • Some insects have only rudimentary wings.

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