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simple/ˈsɪmpəl/adjective
simplersimplest
simple
/ˈsɪmpəl/
adjective
simplersimplest
Learner's definition of SIMPLE  
[or more simple; most simple]
: not hard to understand or do
: having few parts : not complex or fancy
always used before a noun  : not special or unusual : ordinary
always used before a noun  : complete and total — used for emphasis
grammar, of a sentence  : having only one main clause and no additional clauses
old-fashioned  : not very intelligent

pure and simple

— see pure

the simple life

◊ If you live the simple life, you do not own many things or use many modern machines and you usually live in the countryside.
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