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nature

noun (LIFE)    /ˈneɪ.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
A2 [U] all the animals, plants, rocks, etc. in the world and all the features, forces, and processes that happen or exist independently of people, such as the weather, the sea, mountains, the production of young animals or plants, and growth: her love of nature This new technique of artificially growing cells copies what actually happens in nature. a nature article/book/programmeThe Earth and outer space - general words Nature the force that is responsible for physical life and that is sometimes spoken of as a person: Feeling tired-out is Nature's way of telling you to rest. Nature gave these tiny creatures the ability to reproduce quickly when food is abundant.The Earth and outer space - general words
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