Translation of "natural" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈnætʃ·əəl/ us /ˈnætʃ·ər·əl/

B1 made or caused by nature and not by people or machines

natural gas
This product contains only natural ingredients.

normal or expected

It’s natural to feel sad when you leave home.
→ Opposite unnatural

(Translation of “natural” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈnӕtʃərəl/

of or produced by nature, not made by men

coal, oil etc and other natural resources.
Wild animals are happier in their natural state than in a zoo.

born in a person

natural, innato
natural beauty
He had a natural ability for music.

(of manner) simple, without pretence

a nice, natural smile.

normal; as one would expect

natural, normal
It’s quite natural for a boy of his age to be interested in girls.

(of a musical note) not sharp or flat

G natural is lower in pitch than G sharp.
naturalist noun

a person who studies animal and plant life

a wildlife naturalist.
naturally adverb

of course; as one would expect

Naturally I didn’t want to risk missing the train.

by nature; as a natural characteristic

por naturaleza
She is naturally kind.

normally; in a relaxed way

con naturalidad
Although he was nervous, he behaved quite naturally.
natural disaster noun

a disaster that is caused by nature rather than man, for example an earthquake, flood, or hurricane

desastre natural
Earthquakes are the deadliest of all natural disasters.
natural gas noun

gas suitable for burning, found underground or under the sea.

gas natural
natural history noun

the study of plants and animals

historia natural
(also adjective) the Natural History Museum in London.
natural resources noun plural

sources of energy, wealth etc which occur naturally and are not made by man, eg coal, oil, forests etc

recursos naturales
the exploitation of natural resources.

(Translation of “natural” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)