Definition of 'elementary'
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The resultant interactive patterns tend to persist into elementary school and beyond. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)They were only the second generation to experience compulsory elementary education and mostly they detested it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An elementary school teacher today gets more for experience than most pastors. Christianity Today (2000)We defined the world view as an elementary social form of religion. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)What elementary error did their getaway driver make? Times, Sunday Times (2008)At elementary flying school it was a mandatory exercise. BomberThe match was a perplexing mixture of extravagant strokes and elementary errors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was an elementary error but perhaps an understandable one after eight hours at the crease. The Sun (2012)And the reason why an elementary error went unnoticed? Times, Sunday Times (2010)She did so well on a standardised test in her mostly white elementary school that she was asked to take it again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second is reading group, a staple of elementary education for more than a century. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)So many basic, elementary errors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was an elementary error. The Sun (2010)But an elementary high school text is worth a try, just to get a rough idea of the potency of calculus. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)Although mastery learning can and has been implemented in elementary and secondary schools, it is used much more frequently in higher education. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)But as my elementary school maths teachers drilled into my head, you cannot receive full credit for an answer unless you show your work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These researchers also present evidence that compared to elementary school teachers, junior high teachers adopt a less personal and more adversarial relationship with students. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)The 19th-century Church provided elementary education in areas of great destitution where no other option was available. Times, Sunday Times (2014)India's literacy record is abysmal, with millions denied access to elementary education. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In 1891 another Conservative administration dispensed with fees and made elementary education free for all. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)
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Translations for 'elementary'
British English: elementary ADJECTIVE
Something that is elementary is very simple and basic.
...elementary computer skills.
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