Meaning of “let nature take its course” in the English Dictionary

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"let nature take its course" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “let nature take its course” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"let nature take its course" in American English

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let nature take its course

to allow something to happen naturally:

Usually the Park Service lets nature take its course and does not replace dead trees.

(Definition of “let nature take its course” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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