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adverb uk   /ˈnætʃ.ər.əl.i/  us   /-ɚ-/

naturally adverb (LIFE)

C1 happening or existing as part of nature and not made or done by people: A healthy body will be able to fight off the illness naturally without the use of medicine.C2 having an ability or characteristic from birth: He's naturally funny - he doesn't even have to try.come naturally (to sb) C1 If a particular skill comes naturally (to you), you are able to do it easily, with little effort or learning: Dancing seemed to come naturally to her.
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naturally adverb (EXPECTED)

B2 as you would expect: Naturally we want to see as few job losses in the industry as possible. "You will be nice to her, won't you?" "Naturally." (= Yes, obviously.)

naturally adverb (NORMALLY)

B2 in a normal way: Relax and try to behave naturally.
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