Definition of 'native'
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My native town is a highly individual place. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We also enjoyed singing one of their folk songs in their native language. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Neither did he go quietly when leaving his native country. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How could he do it without a grasp of their native tongue? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The native population at first seemed harmless. Times, Sunday Times (2014)League who sends the bulk of his pay cheque back to his native country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is where for centuries the native population used to kill bison by driving them over a precipice. The Sun (2006)That happens in a squad where folk speak different native languages and stars compete so determinedly for places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Having lost his native land, … he became a citizen of the world. Christianity Today (2000)There are areas of native woodland too, managed for conservation purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Men felt at one with their native place, loved its beauty and took pride in its history. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)The moral drama of her native land occupied her entire life: all her books and all her consciousness were about it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Played three times for his native Northern Ireland. The Sun (2012) White has gone native. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'native'
British English: native /ˈneɪtɪv/ ADJECTIVE
Your native country or area is the country or area where you were born and brought up.
She returned to her native country this week.
- American English: native
- Arabic: أهليٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: nativo
- Chinese: 本国的
- Croatian: domaći
- Czech: rodný
- Danish: indfødt
- Dutch: geboorte-
- European Spanish: natal
- Finnish: synnyin-
- French: natif
- German: Heimat-
- Greek: γηγενής
- Italian: nativo
- Japanese: 出生地の
- Korean: 태어난
- Norwegian: innfødt
- Polish: rodzimy
- European Portuguese: nativo
- Romanian: natal
- Russian: родной
- Spanish: natal
- Swedish: infödd
- Thai: พื้นเมือง
- Turkish: yerli
- Ukrainian: рідний
- Vietnamese: thuộc nơi sinh
British English: native NOUN
A native of a particular country or region is someone who was born in that country or region.
She is a native of that city.
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