Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural a statement of fundamental facts or principles.
  • noun plural principles from which other truths can be derived.

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  • noun Plural form of basic.

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  • noun principles from which other truths can be derived
  • noun a statement of fundamental facts or principles

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Examples

  • I think that going back to the basics is always a good way to refresh and revitalize your writing abilities.

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  • There are a lot of good texts out there with good inquiries and labs but there is precious little about the people who discovered what we call the basics, what challenges they were working on, what we can know from their discoveries and etc.

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  • There are a lot of good texts out there with good inquiries and labs but there is precious little about the people who discovered what we call the basics, what challenges they were working on, what we can know from their discoveries and etc.

    Our Scientific Output - The Panda's Thumb

  • What do we think of Sarah Palin this weekend answering pre-screened questions from a like-minded audience in Nashville, a tea party convention, and still having to put a cheat sheet on her palm to answer what she calls the basics of her beliefs?

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  • What do we think of Sarah Palin this weekend answering pre-screened questions from a like-minded audience in Nashville, a tea party convention, and still having to put a cheat sheet on her palm to answer what she calls the basics of her beliefs?

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • What do we think of Sarah Palin this weekend answering pre-screened questions from a like-minded audience in Nashville, a tea party convention, and still having to put a cheat sheet on her palm to answer what she calls the basics of her beliefs?

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • What do we think of Sarah Palin this weekend answering pre-screened questions from a like-minded audience in Nashville, a tea party convention, and still having to put a cheat sheet on her palm to answer what she calls the basics of her beliefs?

    Latest Articles

  • What do we think of Sarah Palin this weekend answering pre-screened questions from a like-minded audience in Nashville, a tea party convention, and still having to put a cheat sheet on her palm to answer what she calls the basics of her beliefs?

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • What do we think of Sarah Palin this weekend answering pre-screened questions from a like-minded audience in Nashville, a tea party convention, and still having to put a cheat sheet on her palm to answer what she calls the basics of her beliefs?

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • I often feel it's getting tired or dry but returning to the basics is important to find and warn those new readers.

    You can’t polish a turd!

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