Meaning of “nature” - Learner’s Dictionary

nature

noun us uk /ˈneɪtʃər/
Extra Examples
His paintings portray the beauty of nature.They try to live in harmony with nature.The local people have an intimate knowledge of nature.Many of his poems contain descriptions of nature.The music imitates the sounds of nature.
PLANTS AND ANIMALS [ U ]

A2 all the plants, creatures, substances, and forces that exist in the universe, which are not made by people:

the laws of nature
I like to get out and enjoy nature.
a nature trail
CHARACTER [ no plural ]

B2 someone's character:

I didn't think it was in his nature to behave like that.
TYPE [ no plural ] formal

type:

What exactly is the nature of your business?
I don't like hunting and things of that nature.
→ See also human nature , second nature

(Definition of “nature” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)