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basics

Synonyms of basics in English:

plural noun

  • 1 this woodworking class is recommended for those who already know the basics
    fundamentals, essentials, rudiments, (first) principles, foundations, preliminaries, groundwork;
    essence, basis, core
    informalnitty-gritty, brass tacks, nuts and bolts, meat and potatoes, bread and butter, ABCs
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