basic collocations and examples

 UK /ˈbeɪsɪk/

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being the most important or necessary part or feature of something

Nouns frequently used with basic
knowledge or ability: grounding, knowledge, skill, technique, understandingThe aim of this course is to provide you with a basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.principle or idea: assumption, belief, concept, criteria, idea, premise, principle, rule, tenetHis basic premise is that there is one principle cause for all health problems.explanation or description: description, explanation, guide, guidelines, introduction, outline, overviewThis excellent book provides a basic overview of microbiology, and gives an up-to-date guide to infections in reproductive medicine.part or factor: characteristic, component, element, factor, ingredient, partLinguistics has three core areas: sound, grammatical structure, and meaning – the basic ingredients of human language.

of products or services, needed by everyone

Nouns frequently used with basic
amenities, essentials, foodstuffs, necessities, needs, sanitationTheir parents have to work from morning till night to provide the basic necessities.
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