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English definition of “natural”

natural

adjective
 
 
/ˈnætʃərəl/
NATURE B1 Something that is natural exists or happens because of nature, not because it was made or done by people: natural gas/resources natural beauty to die of natural causes (= because you are sick or old) This product contains only natural ingredients.Natural and artificial
NORMAL B2 normal or expected: a natural impulse/instinct It's perfectly natural to feel nervous. → Opposite unnaturalHabitual and customary
FROM BIRTH If you have a natural characteristic, it is something you have been born with: a natural talent She's a natural athlete/blonde.Innate and congenitalGenetics
naturalness noun [U]
(Definition of natural from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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