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basics

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbasicsba‧sics /ˈbeɪsɪks/ ●○○ noun [plural]  1 BASICIMPORTANTthe most important and necessary facts about something, from which other possibilities and ideas may developbasics of the basics of French grammar Here are some of the basics you will need to know.2 things that everyone needs in order to live or to deal with a particular situation basics like food and education3 back to basics
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basicsWhat are the basics of your business?Several chapters cover the basics of clean room technology, e.g., lithography, etching and layer deposition techniques.You need to learn the basics before you can start writing your own music.You can do fancier things later on, after you've learned the basics.I still haven't mastered the basics of English grammar.If you repeat the basics faithfully, your business will prosper.You have to understand the basics before you can move on to more advanced work.Unless we get back to basics in teaching, the standard of literacy will fall.
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