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"indigenous" in British English

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indigenousadjective

uk   /ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ɪ.nəs/ us   /ɪnˈdɪdʒ.ə.nəs/
naturally existing in a place or country rather than arriving from another place: Are there any species of frog indigenous to the area? So who are the indigenous people of this land?
(Definition of indigenous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indigenous" in American English

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indigenousadjective [not gradable]

us   /ɪnˈdɪdʒ·ə·nəs/
existing naturally or having always lived in a place; native: The Navajos are among the indigenous people of North America. Are there any species of frog indigenous to the area?
(Definition of indigenous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"indigenous" in Business English

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indigenousadjective

uk   /ɪnˈdɪdʒɪnəs/ us  
operating or happening in the local area, not in other countries: indigenous firms The most profitable indigenous business is cocoa growing. indigenous tourism
(Definition of indigenous from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indigenous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 当地的, 本土的,土生土长的…
in Turkish yerli…
in Russian туземный, коренной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 當地的, 本土的,土生土長的…
in Polish rdzenny, zamieszkujący…
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