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naturallyadverb

 us   /ˈnætʃ·ər·ə·li/
  • naturally adverb (AS EXPECTED)

as you would ​expect; in a ​usual or ​easy way: Exercising should come as naturally as ​brushingyourteeth. Naturally, we have to ​arrive early to get the ​bestseats. "You will be ​polite when you ​speak to her, won’t you?" "Naturally (= Yes, ​obviously)."
  • naturally adverb (NOT ARTIFICIAL)

happening or ​existing as ​part of ​nature and not made or caused by ​people: naturally ​curlyhair
  • naturally adverb (BORN WITH)

because of an ​ability or ​characteristic that you were ​born with: a naturally ​talentedartist
(Definition of naturally from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"naturally" in British English

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naturallyadverb

uk   /ˈnætʃ.ər.əl.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
  • naturally adverb (LIFE)

C1 happening or ​existing as ​part of ​nature and not made or done by ​people: A ​healthybody will be ​able to ​fight off the ​illness naturally without the use of ​medicine.C2 having an ​ability or ​characteristic from ​birth: He's naturally ​funny - he doesn't ​even have to ​try.come naturally (to sb) C1 If a ​particularskill comes naturally (to you), you are ​able to do it ​easily, with little ​effort or ​learning: Dancing ​seemed to come naturally to her.

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