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nature

noun [C or U] (CHARACTER)    /ˈneɪ.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
B2 Someone's nature is their character: As a child Juliana had a lovely nature - everyone liked her. [+ to infinitive] It's not really in her nature to be aggressive. He is by nature inclined to be rather lazy.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
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