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Definitions of basic:

part of speech: adjective

Relating to a base; bacillar.

part of speech: adjective

Relating to a base of any kind; basilar, basal; basylous.

Usage examples for basic:

  • Now, all these basic ideas of the cow industry were old on the lower range in Texas when our white men first drifted thither. "The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series", Emerson Hough
  • The development of the sugar cane economy in the West Indies produced a basic social revolution. "The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America", Norman Coombs
  • There is evidence that basic slag favors clover. "Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement", Alva Agee

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