elementary knowledge meaning, elementary knowledge definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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elementary

  
  
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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n.
the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge
n.
A este estudiante de escuela primaria le gusta la ciencia, A este estudiante de colegio le gusta la historia
n.
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
n.
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.
n.
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.

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