basic training

noun
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of basic training

: the initial period of training of a military recruit

Examples of basic training in a Sentence

  1. Our son is in basic training.

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First Known Use of basic training

1914

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BASIC TRAINING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of basic training for English Language Learners

  • : the first few weeks of training for someone who has recently joined the military


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