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British English: /ˈbeɪsɪk/
American English: /ˈbeɪsɪk/

Translation of basic in German:


  • 1 (fundamental) basic structure/principle/element/vocabulary
    (Grundstruktur die, -prinzip das, -bestandteil der, -wortschatz der)
    be basic to something
    wesentlich für etwas sein
    have a basic knowledge of something
    Grundkenntnisse einer Sache Gen. haben
    basic problem/reason/issue
    (Hauptproblem das, -grund der, -sache die)
  • 2 (standard minimum)basic wages/salary
    (Grundlohn der, Grundgehalt das)
    the length of a basic working day is 8 hours
    ein normaler Arbeitstag dauert 8 Stunden
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