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basic training

noun
1.
Military. a period following a person's induction into the armed forces devoted to training in basic military comportment, duties, and combat skills.
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Examples for basic training
  • Therefore survival training is a vital part of basic training of all astronauts.
  • In her previous household she must have had some basic training.
  • Those who would complete basic training must stretch physically and mentally to succeed.

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