Meaning of ELEMENTARY in English

ELEMENTARY

adj.

Pronunciation: ˌ e-l ə - ' men-t ə -r ē , - ' men-tr ē

Function: adjective

Date: 14th century

1 a : of, relating to, or dealing with the simplest elements or principles of something <an elementary course> b : of or relating to an elementary school <an elementary curriculum>

2 : ELEMENTAL 1A B

3 : ELEMENTAL 2

– el · e · men · ta · ri · ly \ - ˌ men- ' ter- ə -l ē , - ' men-tr ə -l ē \ adverb

– el · e · men · ta · ri · ness \ - ' men-t ə -r ē -n ə s, - ' men-tr ē - \ noun

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