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native-born

[ ney-tiv-bawrn ]

adjective

  1. born in the place or country indicated:

    a native-born Australian.



native-born

adjective

  1. born in the country or area indicated


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Word History and Origins

Origin of native-born1

First recorded in 1490–1500
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Example Sentences

And household earnings for illegal immigrants are considerably lower than that of native-born and legal immigrants.

It isn't clear whether he was a US citizen but it seems unlikely he was native born.

The foreign-born population of the United States is nearly twice as likely as the native-born to be poor.

And even those Millennials who are white, Christian, straight, and native-born are less resentful of people who are not.

On the other hand, immigrants tend to have lower skills and are more willing to accept lower wages than native-born workers.

It is high time that we who are native-born realized the price that our parents paid for the freedom and liberty we have enjoyed.

No stranger, at second view, would have taken him for a native born.

Then the call came home to the native-born, and particularly to Canadians of English speech.

Due to the conformist spirit of the dominant crowd, native-born Americans are losing their intellectual leadership.

I would ask, being as little familiar with the low country settlements as any native-born Carolinian could be.

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