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native - Dictionary definition and meaning for word native

Definition
(noun) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
Example Sentence
  • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
  • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students

Definition
(noun) a person born in a particular place or country
Example Sentence
  • he is a native of Brazil

Definition
(noun) indigenous plants and animals
Definition
(adj) characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
Example Sentence
  • the native North American sugar maple
  • many native artists studied abroad

Definition
(adj) belonging to one by birth
Example Sentence
  • my native land
  • one's native language

Definition
(adj) characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
Synonyms : aboriginal
Example Sentence
  • native Americans
  • the aboriginal peoples of Australia

Definition
(adj) as found in nature in the elemental form
Example Sentence
  • native copper

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