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Meaning of elementary

el•e•men•ta•ry

Pronunciation: (el"u-men'tu-rē, -trē), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or dealing with elements, rudiments, or first principles: an elementary grammar.
  2. of or pertaining to an elementary school: elementary teachers.
  3. of the nature of an ultimate constituent; simple or uncompounded.
  4. pertaining to the four elements, earth, water, air, and fire, or to the great forces of nature; elemental.
  5. of or noting one or more elements.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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