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adjective     primitive pronunciation in American English
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  1. 2
    very simple in design

    primitive tools

    a primitive camera

    1. a.
      old-fashioned, simple, and without modern features or comforts

      The conditions in the camp were fairly primitive.

      a remote and primitive cottage in the mountains

  2. 3
    natural and done or experienced without thinking

    a primitive instinct



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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