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Adjective: elementary  ,e-lu'men-t(u-)ree
  1. Easy and not involved or complicated
    "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson";
    - simple, uncomplicated, unproblematic
     
  2. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
    "the elementary grades"; "elementary teachers"
     
  3. Of or being the essential or basic part
    "an elementary need for love and nurturing";
    - elemental, primary

See also: basic, easy

Encyclopedia: Elementary, My Dear Turtle