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abecedarian

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

of or relating to the simplest facts or theories of a subject
  • an abecedarian approach to historical study

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abecedarian

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of abecedarian (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who is just starting out in a field of activity
  • abecedarians soon learn that martial arts have a spiritual as well as physical side

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“Abecedarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abecedarian. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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