native - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “native” en inglés

See all translations

native

adjective uk   /ˈneɪ.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
B2 [before noun] relating to or describing someone's country or place of birth or someone who was born in a particular country or place: She returned to live and work in her native Japan. She's a native Californian.C2 used to refer to plants and animals that grow naturally in a place, and have not been brought there from somewhere else: Henderson Island in the Pacific has more than 55 species of native flowering plants. The horse is not native to America - it was introduced by the Spanish.B2 [before noun] relating to the first people to live in an area: The Aborigines are the native inhabitants of Australia. the native population native customs and traditions
See also
your native language/tongue B2 the first language that you learn: French is his native tongue. [before noun] A native ability or characteristic is one that a person or thing has naturally and is part of their basic character: his native wit
See also
More examples
Idioms

native

noun [C] uk   /ˈneɪ.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
a person who was born in a particular place, or a plant or animal that lives or grows naturally in a place and has not been brought from somewhere else: a native of Monaco The red squirrel is a native of Britain. offensive old-fashioned someone who lived in a country, especially in Africa, before Europeans went there
(Definition of native from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de native
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “native” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Palabra del día

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Aprende más 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Aprende más