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Etymology

From Middle English < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] crudus "raw, crude, undigested".

Pronunciation

Adjective

crude (comparative crud, superlative er)

Positive
crude

Comparative
crud

Superlative
er

  1. Being in a natural state.
    crude oil
  2. Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.
    a crude shelter
  3. Lacking concealing elements.
    a crude truth
  4. Lacking tact or taste.
    a crude remark
  5. (statistics) Being in an unanalyzed form.
    crude data
  6. (archaic) Immature or unripe.

Synonyms

Antonyms

Translations

archaic: immature or unripe

See immature or unripe
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Derived terms

Noun

Singular
crude

Plural
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crude ({{{1}}})
  1. Any substance in its natural state.
  2. See crude oil

Derived terms

Translations


Italian

Adjective

crude f plural

  1. feminine plural of crudo

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