Definition Basic

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Definition

basic: fundamental, primary, elementary, simple
adjective
The job requires a basic knowledge of Excel. You don't need to be an expert, but you need an elementary understanding of it at least.
The living accommodations included in the vacation package were quite basic: just a bed, bathroom and small kitchen.

basically : essentially, fundamentally, principally, mostly
adverb

the basics: the essentials, the facts, the principles, the fundamentals
noun
to get down to the basics to get to the point

Pronunciation examples
UK: The hotel room was basic but very comfortable.
US: Basically, I provide support for dogs.

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