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elementary

el·e·men·ta·ry

elementary

 
 
pronunciation:
e l men t ri [or] e l men tri
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to first principles; irreducible; fundamental.
synonyms:
basic, elemental, fundamental, rudimentary
antonyms:
reducible
similar words:
basal, essential, primary, primordial, radical, ultimate, underlying
definition 2: simple.
Your conclusion is elementary.
synonyms:
simple
antonyms:
advanced, complicated, difficult
similar words:
easy, facile, introductory, plain, primitive, uncomplicated
definition 3: pertaining to primary education.
elementary school
synonyms:
primary
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