Definition of 'nature'
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The other disturbing thing is the nature of the treatment donors are helping to fund. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He fails to understand that nature takes care of itself and man is the real problem. The Sun (2016)This was the nature of the man. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The progressive agenda is all about changing the world and human nature to accord with a preferred model of existence. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Nature and animals are pretty predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If you run a union, you need to think deeply about the nature of your power. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Nature notes Very small birds suffer most in icy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The album may venture into uncharted territory, but it sounds like second nature. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's the nature of my life now, and it becomes futile to fight the rumours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is unusual, because I am not by nature a forgiving person. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You were bound to flounder if you failed to acknowledge the spontaneous nature of the man. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)You control nature and provide for all the animals of nature. Christianity Today (2000)Thus the story evokes the redemptive power of nature. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)They took those few thousand years to show up in nature. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)We do actually have some kind of control over the nature and the quality of those changes. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Nature and nurture act together to tip a person over to act in cruel ways. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But you just get over that barrier and it becomes second nature. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We must make sure the players understand the nature of what we face. The Sun (2011)This takes us back to a time when wild nature was not something to be exploited. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The first centres on the way nature works. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are times when the world of nature conservation lurches dangerously close to lunacy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is how things happen in nature. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The island has long been a marine nature reserve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is the true nature of love? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It feels more like a nature programme than a standard cookery course. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was by nature a shy man who could at times be highly strung. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What distinguishes human from any other animal nature is its ability to be unnatural. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The piece uses a series of burglaries to lay bare the diverse nature of life in a modern city. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Anyone who lets the surprising nature of life work for them rather than against them is on to a winner. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yes, there is an abrasive nature to his character. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'nature'
British English: nature /ˈneɪtʃə/ NOUN
Nature refers to all the animals, plants, and other things in the world that are not made by people, and all the events and processes that are not caused by people.
These grasses grow wild in nature.
- American English: nature
- Arabic: طَبِيعَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: natureza
- Chinese: 自然
- Croatian: priroda
- Czech: příroda
- Danish: natur
- Dutch: natuur
- European Spanish: naturaleza
- Finnish: luonto
- French: nature
- German: Natur
- Greek: φύση
- Italian: natura
- Japanese: 自然
- Korean: 자연
- Norwegian: natur
- Polish: natura
- European Portuguese: natureza
- Romanian: natură
- Russian: природа
- Spanish: naturaleza
- Swedish: natur
- Thai: ธรรมชาติ
- Turkish: doğa
- Ukrainian: природа
- Vietnamese: tự nhiên
Definition of nature from the Collins English Dictionary
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