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na·ture

nature

 
 
pronunciation:
neI chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: basic character and qualities of a person or thing.
It's not in her nature to be mean.He doesn't understand the nature of our business.
 
similar words:
character, disposition, essence, instinct
definition 2: the physical world and living things in their natural state; all things that are not made by people.
A camping trip is a good way to experience nature.
 
similar words:
environment, outdoors, surroundings
definition 3: kind; variety.
He likes action films, adventure books, and things of that nature.
synonyms:
kind, sort
similar words:
category, form, variety
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