Basic skills are the simplest ones that everyone needs to know, such as learning how to add 1 + 1 or how to dress yourself.
Relating to, or forming, the base.
use as a basis for
A game of ball, so called from the bases or bounds (four in number) which designate the circuit which each player must endeavor to make after striking the ball.
Without a base; having no foundation or support.
The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. (See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively.
at a fundamental level
The foundation of anything; that on which a thing rests.
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