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Definition of Elementary

Elementary

  1. Having only one principle or constituent part; consisting of a single element; simple; uncompounded; as, an elementary substance.
  2. Pertaining to, or treating of, the elements, rudiments, or first principles of anything; initial; rudimental; introductory; as, an elementary treatise.
  3. Pertaining to one of the four elements, air, water, earth, fire.

Elementary Quotations

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
Carl Sagan

We have a responsibility to ensure that every individual has the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, from prekindergarten to elementary and secondary, to special education, to technical and higher education and beyond.
Jim Jeffords

There are no college courses to build up self-esteem or high school or elementary school. If you don't get those values at a early age, nurtured in your home, you don't get them.
T. D. Jakes

The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society.
Lawrence G. Lovasik

When I was in elementary school, I used to write letters to myself. I'd write letters and go 'Dear Kristen-at-16-years-old, happy birthday. I hope you're doing something.'
Kristin Kreuk
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Elementary Translations

elementary in Dutch is elementair
elementary in German is elementare, elementar
elementary in Portuguese is elementar
elementary in Spanish is elemental

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