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'basic'

Overview of noun basic

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1. BASIC -- (a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use)

2. basic, staple -- ((usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant)


Overview of adj basic
1. basic -- (pertaining to or constituting a base or basis; "a basic fact"; "the basic ingredients"; "basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities")

2. basic, canonic, canonical -- (reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern")

3. basic, introductory -- (serving as a base or starting point; "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course")

4. basic -- (of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base)



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