- 1Involving or limited to basic principles: he received a rudimentary educationMore example sentences
- A large proportion are children who have barely obtained rudimentary education and live in shacks without basic amenities.
- Field commanders were tethered to and limited by a very rudimentary logistics infrastructure.
- As a result of the mismatches, selection was made according to rudimentary principles.
- 1.1Relating to an immature, undeveloped, or basic form: a rudimentary stage of evolutionMore example sentences
- The first digit, or dew claw, is rudimentary but clawed and does not contact the ground.
- It has one set of compound eyes like a fly's, one set of simple, rudimentary eyes, and multiple photoreceptors on its telson.
- They have small, rudimentary clavicles, a small procoracoid process, no syrinx, and reduced caeca.
- More example sentences
- The second form of electoral corruption, on the other hand, would seem to thrive in a more rudimentarily organised and generally less politically aware society.
- Care went village to village, asked if there was any girl or woman who could read or write, however rudimentarily, and turned them into volunteer teachers.
- Keen should talk to a lawyer/solicitor/barrister to become at least rudimentarily acquainted with the law.