a person who has been familiar with computers, the Internet, and other digital technology from a young age.Compare digital immigrant.
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Origin of digital native
First recorded in 2001; coined by Marc Prensky, born 1946, American educator and consultant, on analogy with a native speaker of a language
Words nearby digital native
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British Dictionary definitions for digital native
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