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crude / kroōd/ • adj. 1. in a natural or raw state; not yet processed or refined: crude oil. ∎  Statistics (of figures) not adjusted or corrected: the crude mortality rate. ∎  (of an estimate or guess) likely to be only approximately accurate. 2. constructed in a rudimentary or makeshift way. ∎  (of an action) showing little finesse or subtlety and as a result unlikely to succeed. 3. (of language, behavior, or a person) offensively coarse or rude, esp. in relation to sexual matters. • n. natural petroleum. DERIVATIVES: crude·ly adv. crude·ness n. cru·di·ty / ˈkroōditē/ n.

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crude

crude in a raw state XIV; ill-digested, not matured XVI. — L. crūdus raw, rough, cruel; see RAW.
So crudity XV.

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crude

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