of or forming a base or basisAccess to justice is a basic right.
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essential, , ,
Two essential elements must be proven: motive and opportunity.
Their principal concern is that of winning the next election.
The cardinal rule is to do everything you can to satisfy the customer.
the dangers inherent in an outbreak of war
Literacy now includes elementary computer skills.
As a race, they have an innate sense of fairness.
Diamonds have little intrinsic value.
the elemental theory of music
hierarchy as the immanent principle of Western society
of or forming a base or basisshortages of even the most basic foodstuffs
a blockade which could cut off vital oil and gas supplies
The important thing is that you rest.
Is your journey really necessary?
Please make all the necessary arrangements.
It is absolutely essential that we find this man quickly.
the most crucial election campaign in years
the fundamental principles of democracy
She was becoming indispensable to him.
She filled in the requisite paperwork.
of or forming a base or basisThere are certain ethical principles that are basic to all the great religions.
of or forming a base or basisThere are three basic types of tea.
elementary or simplethe extremely basic hotel room
a plain grey stone house, distinguished by its unspoilt simplicity
Her dress was plain, but it hung well on her.
She's shunned Armani for a simple blouse and jeans.
My life seems pretty ordinary compared to yours.
wearing her felt hats and severe grey suits
crude wooden carvings
Their spartan lifestyle prohibits a fridge or a phone.
The Tides Inn is both comfortable and unpretentious.
unadorned, , , ,
The room is typically simple and unadorned.
without frills, ,
fundamental principles, facts, etc.Let's get down to basics and stop horsing around.
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in the sense of cardinal
fundamentally importantThe cardinal rule is to do everything you can to satisfy the customer.
in the sense of central
main or principala central part of government policy
Video: pronunciation of 'basic'
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