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natural

[ nach-er-uhl, nach-ruhl ]
/ ˈnætʃ ər əl, ˈnætʃ rəl /
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adjective

noun

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Origin of natural

1300–50; Middle English <Latin nātūrālis (see nature, -al1); replacing Middle English naturel<Middle French <Latin, as above

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British Dictionary definitions for natural

natural
/ (ˈnætʃrəl, -tʃərəl) /

adjective

noun

Derived forms of natural

naturalness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with natural

natural

see under big as life.

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