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English definition of “naturalistic”

naturalistic

adjective     /ˌnætʃ.ər.əlˈɪs.tɪk/ US  /-ɚ.rəˈlɪs.t̬ɪk/
Naturalistic art , literature , acting , etc. shows things as they really are.Art history and artistic movements similar to what exists in nature : Most zoos try to exhibit animals in naturalistic settings .Art history and artistic movementsLiterary criticism
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