the three R's

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: the basic subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic that are taught in school to young children

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“The three R's.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20three%20R%27s. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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