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"unnatural" in British English

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unnaturaladjective

uk   /ʌnˈnætʃ.ər.əl/  us   /-ɚ-/
B2 not ​natural

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(Definition of unnatural from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unnaturaladjective

 us   /ʌnˈnætʃ·ər·əl/
not ​found in ​nature; ​artificial: Nothing unnatural or ​polluting can be used. The ​recordings have an unnatural ​sound. Behavior or ​feelings that are ​described as unnatural are not ​usual or ​acceptable.
(Definition of unnatural from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unnatural”
in Korean 비정상적인…
in Arabic غَيْر طَبيعي…
in Malaysian luar biasa…
in French anormal…
in Russian неестественный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不自然的, 勉強的, 反常的…
in Italian anormale, innaturale…
in Turkish anormal, tuhaf, garip…
in Polish nienaturalny…
in Spanish antinatural, anormal…
in Vietnamese lạ…
in Portuguese anormal…
in Thai ที่ผิดปกติ…
in German unnatürlich…
in Catalan antinatural, anòmal…
in Japanese 不自然な, 異常な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不自然的, 勉强的, 反常的…
in Indonesian tidak wajar…
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