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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a crude or rudimentary style or manner; With reference to the origin or beginning.

Usage examples (33)
  • Rather primitively operated foundries
  • Adjective : primitive forms of life. ,primitive toolmaking. ,primitive passions. ,the primitive phase of the history of a town. ,primitive...
  • To say they lived primitively is probably nice.
  • It is conducted after a primitively simple fashion. for more
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