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English definition of “let nature take its course”

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let nature take its course

to allow someone or something to live or die naturally: He could be kept alive artificially, but I think it would be kinder to let nature take its course.
Translations of “let nature take its course”
in Chinese (Traditional) 任由自生自滅,順其自然…
in Chinese (Simplified) 任由自生自灭,顺其自然…
(Definition of let nature take its course from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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