Examples of elementary in a Sentence
He is lacking even the most elementary notions of fairness.
The researchers made an elementary error.
He has an elementary understanding of calculus.
Recent Examples of elementary from the Web
Congress has expanded tax-free 529 plans to include money paid to elementary and secondary schools and religious schools, up to $10,000 per student per tax year.
The Leos set up donation boxes at elementary and middle schools and six businesses, including Swede's Jewelers, in East Windsor.
Anyone can enter a film, from elementary to college level and independent filmmakers.
Although many people online said Keaton attended either elementary or middle school in Tennessee, The Washington Post could not confirm Keaton’s age or school, and his family members did not respond to interview requests Sunday morning.
Fifteen adults and students from elementary to high school braved the four-day hike in the wind and rain, returning home Sept. 30.
There were aerial photographs of an elementary and middle school as well as a water treatment plant in Hillsborough County, according to the sheriff.
When considering only proficiency performance — students who actually passed — on the ISTEP test in elementary and middle schools, nearly two-thirds of schools would actually receive D and F grades.
For 2018-19, licenses for the elementary and middle schools will cost $100,000; a three-year Defined STEM license for all schools from 2019-22 will cost $484,500.
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First Known Use of elementary
Synonymsabecedarian, basal, basic, beginning, elemental, essential, fundamental, introductory, meat-and-potatoes, rudimental, rudimentary, underlying
Related Wordsprimal, primary, prime, simple; crude, primeval, primitive, primordial, rude, uncomplicated; preliminary, preparatory; crucial, important, key
Near Antonymscomplex, sophisticated; complicated, convoluted, detailed, elaborate, extensive, intricate; developed, evolved, high, higher, refined
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