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naturalistic exhibiting or pertaining to naturalism. [2 definitions]
naturalization the act, on the part of a government, of granting full citizenship to a foreign-born person. [2 definitions]
naturalize to confer citizenship on. [4 definitions]
natural law a law or body of laws considered to be inherent in nature, right reason, or religion, and believed to be morally binding on human actions. [2 definitions]
naturally in a natural way. [3 definitions]
natural number any positive integer.
natural philosophy see natural science. [2 definitions]
natural resource a source of wealth and edification that occurs in nature, such as fresh water, mineral deposits, timber, wildlife, and park land.
natural rights basic rights, such as life and liberty, that are considered inherent rights of all human beings.
natural science the branches of science that deal with objective, measurable phenomena as observed in nature, such as biology and chemistry.
natural selection a natural process of evolution in which the organisms that are best adapted to their environment survive and are able to reproduce, while those that are weak leave fewer or no offspring. (See survival of the fittest).
nature the essential character or quality of a person or thing. [9 definitions]
-natured having or showing (such) a nature, character, or temperament.
naturist one who appreciates the delights of nature.
naturopathy a method of treating illness without drugs, relying on massage, sunlight, proper food, and the like.
Naugahyde trademark for a strong vinyl-coated fabric imitative of leather, used for furniture, luggage, and the like.
naught the number zero. [3 definitions]
naughty misbehaving or mischievous. [2 definitions]
Nauru a Pacific island country slightly south of the equator and northeast of New Guinea.
nausea a stomach disturbance marked by vomiting or the impulse to vomit; queasiness. [2 definitions]
nauseate to upset the stomach of; cause nausea in. [2 definitions]