[ adjective ] being in the earliest stages of development
Used in print(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
Since the complicated process of establishing new communes and reviewing the rudimentary plan left by the_French did not even begin until the fall of 1957 , this goal appears somewhat ambitious .
[ adjective ] being or involving basic facts or principles
"the fundamental laws of the universe" "a fundamental incompatibility between them" "these rudimentary truths" "underlying principles"
Used in print(John F. Hayward, "Mimesis and Symbol in the Arts"...)
The most primitive feelings are rudimentary value feelings , both positive and negative : a desire to appropriate this or that part of the environment into oneself ; a desire to avoid and repel this or that other part .