Definition of 'basic'
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Stars can split image rights from their basic pay to have two incomes. The Sun (2016)How rarely modern architecture manages to satisfy this simple and basic requirement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It needs to be stripped back and brought back to basics so people can make their own judgments. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We're not doing the basic things that were the cornerstone of what we did last year. The Sun (2016)If you are trekking, basic food and lodgings are all part of the fun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And with a basic price tag of 99, it is a real bargain. The Sun (2016)He said:'We conceded three basic goals. The Sun (2016)What's shocking is that these basic facts aren't more widely known. The Sun (2016)The charity is also doing many of the basic things to help those who suddenly find themselves displaced without money, a home or a livelihood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For the coming year it was increasing the amount payable under its longterm incentive plan by 100 per cent of basic salary while adjusting some performance measures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Basic equipment can be just as effective at home as in the gym. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are great at the basic research. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yes he did well because he did the basic things right. The Sun (2007)There is no difference in the basic process underlying religious thought in different societies. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)The growth in allowances is partly because of a reluctance to be seen to raise basic pay. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The high basic price is partly down to global demand. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We miss the basic ways people need care. Christianity Today (2000)These ideas form the basic judgment as to what is rational. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990) One of the basic building blocks of success in football is money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These things were settled in advance by the basic fact of gender difference. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are three basic ways to record what you do. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)There are certain basic requirements of humanity which are not negotiable when it comes to running prisons. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)But there is no reason not to get the basics right and the basics are simple. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This orange jumper is a great wardrobe basic. The Sun (2007)There are some basic things a manager needs to do to maximise engagement. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The basics of due process have been forgotten. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He suggested a bonus cap would only lead to increases in basic pay. The Sun (2013)The global prices of other basic foodstuffs have proved similarly volatile in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The basic idea is simple and seductive. Times, Sunday Times (2010) One more basic point needs to be made. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)We need to get back to basics and teach people what it means to be a hero again. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The individual accounts read like dispatches from a front line where students struggle to survive without basic training or equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some of these people are also getting a bonus worth 120 per cent of their basic salary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Junior doctors have already rejected an 11 per cent rise in basic pay. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'basic'
British English: basic /ˈbeɪsɪk/ ADJECTIVE
You use basic to describe things, activities, and principles that are very important or necessary, and on which others depend.
One of the most basic requirements for any form of angling is a sharp hook.
- American English: basic
- Arabic: أَسَاسِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: básico
- Chinese: 基本的
- Croatian: osnovan
- Czech: základní
- Danish: enkel simpel
- Dutch: basis-
- European Spanish: básico
- Finnish: perus-
- French: basique
- German: grundlegend
- Greek: βασικός
- Italian: basilare
- Japanese: 基本的な
- Korean: 기초의
- Norwegian: grunnleggende
- Polish: podstawowy
- European Portuguese: básico
- Romanian: fundamental
- Russian: основной
- Spanish: básico
- Swedish: enkel elementär
- Thai: พื้นฐาน ธรรมดา
- Turkish: temel
- Ukrainian: основний
- Vietnamese: căn bản
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