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1basic/ˈbeɪsɪk/adjective
1basic
/ˈbeɪsɪk/
adjective
Learner's definition of BASIC  
[more basic; most basic]
: forming or relating to the most important part of something
: forming or relating to the first or easiest part of something
: not including anything extra
2basic/ˈbeɪsɪk/noun
pluralbasics
2basic
/ˈbeɪsɪk/
noun
pluralbasics
Learner's definition of BASIC  
basics [plural]  : the simplest and most important parts of something (such as a subject of study)
[noncount]chiefly US  : basic training

get/go back to (the) basics

: to return to a simpler way of doing something or thinking about something
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