elemental


elemental
adj.
1 basic.
2 obvious (obvio).
3 elementary, primary, elemental, basic.
4 essential, indispensable, elementary.
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elemental
adjetivo
1 (del elemento) elemental
2 (obvio) elementary, basic
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adj.
1) basic, elementary
2) essential
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ADJ
1) (=básico, rudimentario) elementary

un curso de inglés elemental — an elementary English course

tiene nociones elementales de matemáticas — she's got a basic knowledge of maths

eso va en contra de las reglas de cortesía más elementales — that's contrary to the most basic standards of politeness

2) [derecho, principio] basic
3) (=necesario) essential

saber inglés es elemental para este trabajo — a knowledge of English is essential for this job

4) (=de los elementos) elemental

física elemental — elemental o elementary physics

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adjetivo
a) (esencial) <norma/principio> fundamental
b) (básico) <curso/nivel/texto> elementary; <conocimientos/nociones> rudimentary, basic
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= elementary, rudimentary, elemental, basal.
Ex. If we were to seek to index or retrieve documents on this subjects, we could start by recognising that this subject contains four separate elementary or unit concepts.
Ex. These are the rudimentary elements of an information retrieval system.
Ex. The great storyteller, FC Sayers, having advised the beginner to 'steep himself in folklore until the elemental themes are part of himself,' explains how best to get command of a tale.
Ex. Basal textbooks, despite their well-publicized limitations in comparison with other media, remain the keystone of US school publishing.
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adjetivo
a) (esencial) <norma/principio> fundamental
b) (básico) <curso/nivel/texto> elementary; <conocimientos/nociones> rudimentary, basic
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= elementary, rudimentary, elemental, basal.

Ex: If we were to seek to index or retrieve documents on this subjects, we could start by recognising that this subject contains four separate elementary or unit concepts.

Ex: These are the rudimentary elements of an information retrieval system.
Ex: The great storyteller, FC Sayers, having advised the beginner to 'steep himself in folklore until the elemental themes are part of himself,' explains how best to get command of a tale.
Ex: Basal textbooks, despite their well-publicized limitations in comparison with other media, remain the keystone of US school publishing.

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elemental
adjective
1 (esencial) ‹norma/principio› fundamental
un rasgo elemental de su poesía an essential o a fundamental feature of his poetry
2 (básico) ‹curso/nivel› elementary; ‹texto› elementary, basic
tiene nociones elementales de inglés she has a rudimentary o basic knowledge of English
desconoce las más elementales normas de urbanidad he doesn't know the most basic o elementary norms of civilized behavior
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elemental adjetivo
a) (esencial) ‹norma/principiofundamental

b) (básico) ‹curso/nivel/textoelementary;

conocimientos/nocionesrudimentary, basic
elemental adjetivo
1 (esencial) basic, fundamental, elemental
escuela elemental, elementary school
2 (indivisible) partícula elemental, elementary particle
3 (sencillo, sin complejidad) elementary
un razonamiento elemental, an elementary argument
'elemental' also found in these entries:
English:
arithmetic
- elemental
- elementary
- grounding
- GCSE
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elemental adj
1. [básico] [conocimientos, característica, requisito] basic;
[curso, nivel] elementary; [norma, ley, principio] fundamental;
un derecho elemental de todos los ciudadanos a basic right of all citizens
2. [sencillo] simple;
elemental, querido Watson elementary, my dear Watson
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elemental
adj
1 (esencial) fundamental, essential
2 (básico) elementary, basic
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elemental adj
1) : elementary, basic
2) : fundamental, essential
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elemental adj elementary

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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