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elementary adj
1 easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem" [syn: simple, uncomplicated, unproblematic]
2 of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing" [syn: primary]

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  1. Relating to the basic, essential or fundamental part of something.
  2. Relating to an elementary school.
  3. Relating to a subatomic particle.


Relating to the basic, essential or fundamental part of something
Relating to an elementary school
  • Danish: folkeskole-
  • Kurdish:
    Sorani: سه‌ره‌تایی
Relating to a subatomic particle
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