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101

[ wuhn-oh-wuhn ]
/ ˈwʌn oʊˈwʌn /
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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.

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Origin of 101

First recorded in 1985–90

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