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Definition of Crude


  1. In its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered, refined, or prepared for use by any artificial process; raw; as, crude flesh.
  2. Unripe; not mature or perfect; immature.
  3. Not reduced to order or form; unfinished; not arranged or prepared; ill-considered; immature.
  4. Undigested; unconcocted; not brought into a form to give nourishment.
  5. Having, or displaying, superficial and undigested knowledge; without culture or profundity; as, a crude reasoner.
  6. Harsh and offensive, as a color; tawdry or in bad taste, as a combination of colors, or any design or work of art.
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Crude Translations

crude in Afrikaans is rou
crude in Dutch is bot, onbewerkt, onbehouwen, cru, grof
crude in Finnish is raaka
crude in French is vulgaire, brut, cru
crude in Italian is grezzo
crude in Portuguese is cru
crude in Spanish is crudo, bronco