Meaning of ELEMENTARY in English

ELEMENTARY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌe-lə-ˈmen-tə-rē, -ˈmen-trē ]

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 -ˌmen-ˈter-ə-lē, -ˈmen-trə-lē adverb

• el·e·men·ta·ri·ness -ˈmen-tə-rē-nəs, -ˈmen-trē- noun

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