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  1. primitive

    • IPA[ˈprɪmɪtɪv]

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    • adj.
      relating to, denoting, or preserving the character of an early stage in the evolutionary or historical development of something;relating to or denoting a preliterate, non-industrial society or culture characterized by simple social and economic organization
    • n.
      a person belonging to a preliterate, non-industrial society;a pre-Renaissance painter, or one who imitates the pre-Renaissance style.
    • noun: primitive, plural noun: primitives

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    • 1. a person belonging to a preliterate, non-industrial society reports of travellers and missionaries described contemporary primitives
    • 2. a pre-Renaissance painter, or one who imitates the pre-Renaissance style.
    • an artist deliberately employing a simple, naive style the Catalan primitives
    • a painting by a primitive artist, or an object in a primitive style Santa Fe style antiques and Mexican primitives Ohio primitives such as treenware utensils
    • 3. a word, base, or root from which another is historically derived.
    • an algebraic or geometric expression from which another is derived; a curve of which another is the polar or reciprocal.
    • any of a set of basic geometric shapes which may be generated in computer graphics the program includes a complete set of drawing primitives