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Definition of Native

  • Of or pertaining to one's birth; natal; belonging to the place or the circumstances in which one is born; -- opposed to foreign; as, native land, language, color, etc.
  • Born in the region in which one lives; as, a native inhabitant, race; grown or originating in the region where used or sold; not foreign or imported; as, native oysters, or strawberries. In the latter sense, synonymous with domestic.
  • Original; constituting the original substance of anything; as, native dust.
  • Conferred by birth; derived from origin; born with one; inherent; inborn; not acquired; as, native genius, cheerfulness, wit, simplicity, rights, intelligence, etc. Having the same meaning as congenital, but typically used for positive qualities, whereas congenital may be used for negative qualities. See also congenital
  • Naturally related; cognate; connected (with).
  • Found in nature uncombined with other elements; as, native silver, copper, gold.
  • Found in nature; not artificial; as native sodium chloride.
  • One who, or that which, is born in a place or country referred to; a denizen by birth; an animal, a fruit, or vegetable, produced in a certain region; as, a native of France; the natives are restless.
  • Any of the live stock found in a region, as distinguished from such as belong to pure and distinct imported breeds.
  • indigenous plants and animals
  • an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
  • a person born in a particular place or country
  • belonging to one by birth
  • characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
  • characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning

How to use native in a sentence. Native pronunciation.

He had come in a Quaker suit of black broadcloth, with grey steel buttons, and a plain white stock; and he wore his broad-brimmed hat-to the consternation of the British Consul-General and the Europeans present, to the amazement of the Turkish and native officials, who eyed him keenly.
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Egypt, industrial in a real sense; Egypt, paying her own way without tyranny and loans: Egypt, without corvee, and with an army hired from a full public purse; Egypt, grown strong and able to resist the suzerainty and cruel tribute-that touched his native goodness of heart, so long, in disguise; it appealed to the sense of leadership in him; to the love of the soil deep in his bones; to regard for the common people-for was not his mother a slave?
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In the middle of the town, opposite the stores, was the "plaza" which is native to all towns beyond the Rocky Mountains -a large, unfenced, level vacancy, with a liberty pole in it, and very useful as a place for public auctions, horse trades, and mass meetings, and likewise for teamsters to camp in.
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So I learned then, once for all, that gold in its native state is but dull, unornamental stuff, and that only low-born metals excite the admiration of the ignorant with an ostentatious glitter.
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This morning she had again heard from her sister, Mrs. Grove, who was strongly of opinion that Miss Derrick should be sent back to her native sphere.
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Her native delicacy, also, seemed to have degenerated.
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To an educated native Slav, or to a professor of the Russian language, twenty or thirty Russian authors would no doubt seem important; but the general foreign reading public is quite properly mainly interested in only five standard writers, although contemporary novelists like Gorki, Artsybashev, Andreev, and others are at this moment deservedly attracting wide attention.
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He took Russia away from the artificiality of the eighteenth century, and exhibited the possibilities of native material in the native tongue.
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For many years, and until very recently, French was the language constantly used by educated and aristocratic native Russians, just as it is by the Poles and by the Roumanians.
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Among native authors, Tolstoi was first, closely followed by Gorki; among foreign writers, Guy de Maupassant was the most popular!
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Never was a book more plainly inspired by passion for race and native land.
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He asks and answers the two familiar questions invariably put to the native realist.
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Never again did Dostoevski write a book containing so little of himself, and so little of the native Russian element.
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Anton studied in the Greek school, in his native city, and then entered the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Moscow.
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Chekhov, like Gorki and Andreev, was a dramatist as well as a novelist, though his plays are only beginning to be known outside of his native land.
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It is a remarkable instance of the control of an overruling God, who alone knew that man's mind, and which alone could bring that text so often to his memory: "There was a young man in my native village-he was not a young man when I was talking to him-we were working on the farm together one day and he was weeping; I asked him what he was weeping about, and he told me a very strange story.
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When I went back to my native village, after that, I was told he was still out of his mind, but at home.
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A merchant of St. Petersburg, at his own cost, supported several native missionaries in India, and gave liberally to the cause of Christ at home.
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When the marriage had been decided, nothing was spoken of at the court but the youth, grace, and native goodness of the new Empress.
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Before the emancipation of the niggers, the Bahamas flourished wonderfully; now they are fallen to decay, and ruled, so far as I understand it, by a particularly contemptible crew of native whites, who ought all to be kicked into the sea.
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Examples of Native

Example #1
They themselves wore red tarbooshes, as did the Prince; yet all of them knew that the European custom of showing respect was by doffing the hat.
Example #2
He drew himself up with dignity, his face became graver.
Example #3
And, if riches could be got, as this pale Frank proposed, by less extortion from the fellah and less kourbash, so much the happier for all. He was capable of patriotism, and this Quaker dreamer had stirred it in him a little.
Example #4
To make the rich poorer would suit him well, so long as he remained rich.
Example #5
Two other sides of the plaza were faced by stores, offices and stables.
Example #6
The sidewalk was of boards that were more or less loose and inclined to rattle when walked upon.