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Adjective
Being a part of the innermost nature of a person or thing
“She may have been living in Los Angeles for a long time, but she has the native intelligence for the character and never feels out of place.”
Adjective
Belonging to a particular place by birth or origin
“Since American Black ducks are not native to Washington, this decline is not of major conservation concern in our state.”
Adjective
Of the indigenous inhabitants of a place
“The film is a statement against globalisation and its corrupting influence on the indigenous cultures and even native languages.”
Adjective
Associated with the place or circumstances of a person's birth
“The strongest influence on its native cuisine is Sicilian, although traditional grilled chops and other British specialties are popular, too.”
Adjective
Being such as found in nature and not altered by processing or refining
“… diamonds in their native state are not the bright, flashy gems that one might imagine.”
Noun
A local inhabitant
“After picking up a guitar for the first time when he was 18, the native of New York knew he'd found his calling.”
Noun
A usually longtime resident of a locality
“… the natives seem to resent the summer tourists even though they depend upon them for their livelihood.”
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