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ba‧sics [plural]
1 the most important and necessary facts about something, from which other possibilities and ideas may develop
basics of
the basics of French grammar
Here are some of the basics you will need to know.
2 things which everyone needs in order to live or to deal with a particular situation:
basics like food and education

back to basics

used to describe a return to teaching or doing the most important or simplest things:
A lot of parents want schools to get back to basics.

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