Definition of rudimentary in English:

rudimentary

Syllabification: ru·di·men·ta·ry
Pronunciation: /ˌro͞odəˈment(ə)rē
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

rudimentarily

Pronunciation: /-menˈte(ə)rəlē, -ˈment(ə)rəlē/
adverb
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.

rudimentariness

noun
More example sentences
  • Apart from the rudimentariness of the system, it should be noted that not all the used grounds always fall out.
  • The rugged rudimentariness of this building makes it seem like a Soviet agricultural showground.
  • It dwells on details that are so ordinary and so common that in this rudimentariness can be seen the outlines of a culture hatching.

More definitions of rudimentary

Definition of rudimentary in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea