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noun [countable] primitive pronunciation in American English /ˈprɪmətɪv/
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  1. 1
    art an artist from the period before the Renaissance
    1. a.
      art an artist who produces very simple works of art, or their work
    2. b.
      art a work of art by a primitive artist
  2. 2
    old-fashioned someone from a primitive society. This word is now considered offensive.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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