101

101

[wuhn-oh-wuhn]
adjective
comprising the introductory material in or as if in a course of study (used postpositively): Economics 101; Life 101; It's Jungle 101 on a trip up the Amazon.

Origin:
1985–90

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Main Entry:  101
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  basic, elementary knowledge; basic knowledge offered in course form
Example:  Welcome to Dr. Day's English 101 Class!
Etymology:  from the numbering of introductory college coursework
Usage:  always used after a subject or field term, e.g. Zen 101
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