elementary knowledge meaning, elementary knowledge definition | English Cobuild dictionary



Something that is elementary is very simple and basic.      adj   usu ADJ n   (=basic)  
...elementary computer skills.     

elementary school        ( elementary schools    plural  ) An elementary school is a school where children are taught for the first six or sometimes eight years of their education.  
  (mainly AM)      n-var  
...the move from elementary school to middle school or junior high.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
the method of using knowledge or information in order to understand something
Deduction in reading is a very important strategy because usually there are many words that you don't know, but can still be guessed with the prior knowledge you have.
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.


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