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English definition of “natural language”

natural language

noun [U]     specialized
language that has developed in the usual way as a method of communicating between people, rather than language that has been created, for example for computers: Computers are increasingly being used for natural language processing.Linguistic terms and linguistic style
(Definition of natural language noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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