Definition of basic training in English:

basic training

Syllabification: ba·sic train·ing

noun

  • Military The initial period of training for new personnel, involving intense physical activity and behavioral discipline.
    More example sentences
    • It should also be noted that during the basic training period new applicants are recruits rather than serving soldiers.
    • Many soldiers are counting down to their last day in the military from the first few hours at basic training.
    • He underwent basic training for the Royal Marines but decided a military career was not for him.

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