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rudiment

Pronunciation: /ˈruːdəmənt; ˈruːdɪmənt/

Translation of rudiment in Spanish:

noun/nombre (rudiments plural)

  • 1.1 (first principles) rudimentos (masculine plural), nociones (feminine plural) elementales 1.2 [Biology/Biología] rudimento (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It neglects the fact that although the rudiments of a task can be picked up quite soon, skills take time to develop, and the process is inhibited by too many job changes, compulsory task rotations, or rapid staff turnover.
    • Teaching pupils the rudiments of double-blind tests, clinical trial methods and general principles of factoring studies for other influences would clear these scientific confusions.
    • They might just about have grasped the rudiments of e-mail, but they haven't a clue about the new media.
    Example sentences
    • It has rudiments of the limb girdles, but no fins.
    • All fetuses from whom the testis rudiment had been removed developed as though they were female, as also did those from whom the developing ovary was removed.
    • A small posterior element in this limb may be a rudiment of the fifth metacarpal.

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