Russian English Dictionary

русский язык - English

основной in English:

1. main


main problem
Patterns of freeze-up and breakup influence the distribution and number of seals, the polar bear's main prey.
Let us remember that, if this financial crisis taught us anything, it's that we cannot have a thriving Wall Street while Main Street suffers.
I sat down to translate the sentence shown on the main page into my native language, and half an hour and two dozen sentences later I had to convince myself to stop.
Smokers are as aware as anybody else of the disadvantages of their hobby, but manage to live with that knowledge for two main reasons.
The accountants and finance analysts all have their own departmental office two blocks away from the business's main branch.
The main streets of many small towns have been all but abandoned thanks, in large part, to behemoths like Wal-Mart.
All sweaters of this type are out of stock now. We'll order them from the main store in Tokyo.
In the main, I am in favor of political reform if meaningful changes are made.
That would lead to the production of more carbon dioxide, the main gas responsible for global warming.
Вот главная улица|Here is the main street
The report from the National Development and Reform Committee says that the advance in rural high-speed telecommunication infrastructure is the main reason for the increase in Internet users.
In English there are eight main parts of speech: noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, conjunction and finally interjection.
About the wedding ... It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the main attraction, so instead of doing it on a shoestring, why not pull out all the stops and make a great show of it?
Nearly all siheyuans had their main buildings and gates facing south for better lighting, so a majority of hutongs run from east to west.

2. basic


basic English
As a result, it is undeniable that important disciplines and moral education have been neglected. By placing excessive importance on scholastic achievement, many parents have forgotten such basic social courtesies as consideration for others.
Some species gradually develop elaborate repertoires of dozens or even hundreds of variants of a basic song.
Image Viewer is an image viewing software. This software is a very small program. This software has basic functions only. This is translatable by Tatoeba Project users.
This is a basic factor that can even be said to be the common lot of man, it certainly doesn't apply only to Germans.
Human beings usually have two basic desires: to get away from pain and to arrive at pleasure.
* The basic prohibitions (No slander, libel, etc.) are noted in the "Read me first." Please be sure to read it.
Why is it so difficult to establish that the nervous cell is the basic unit for the nervous tissue?
I'm teaching basic participial constructions now, but, with regard to those below, what different ways of translating them would everybody use?
Many new teachers feel ill-prepared to teach basic literacy and numeracy.
Basic to the argument is the assumption that the rules in question are present in the language.
This is ... "Working glove and trowel. One of a gardening club's basic tools"
You should speak English as much as you can, even if your English is only basic.
I always have basic food in my kitchen, how can I cook without flour or eggs?
Well there aren't any other positions left. After that, all that is left is basic member.

English word "основной"(basic) occurs in sets:

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3. major


major problem
It seems the navy jets had a major screw-up in navigation and they bombed their own troops by mistake.
Guess what the managing director started off the meeting by saying. The first thing out of his mouth was an announcement of some major restructuring.
Large-scale surface currents are already known to exist, and major currents below the ocean surface, too, are being found.
The major religions in China are Taoism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity.
Japan has had the experience of being hit by major earthquake disasters, since it is a country which has historically had many earthquakes.
The Lockheed scandal is a worldwide corruption scandal involving the major American plane manufacturer Lockheed. It came to light in February 1976 and revolved mainly around the acceptance of passenger plane contracts.
Capital investments planned by major Japanese businesses for this year have been revised upward in view of an improving economic outlook.
Japanese companies have set up factories on every continent, and Japanese banks help finance many of the world's major economic programs.
While one of them sped around major parts of the property on the mower, a second made a few sweeps at some tall weeds on the edge of my wife's garden, and the third got into the truck and smoked a cigarette.
Japan consists of four major islands and over 3,000 small islands, and is about equal to California in area.
In the midst of the dollar falling hard against the Yen and other major Eastern currencies the Chinese Yuan, with China effectively taking a 'dollar peg' policy, has become cheap.
It would be a great convenience if English were to become everybody's major language.
Major Cold: It's the day of the year that the cold is most severe, but you could also say that Spring is just coming around the corner.
The methods used to overcome stress are different for men and women: drinking is the major method used by men, while women deal with stress by chatting.