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nature

na·ture

nature

 
pronunciation:
neI chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the basic character and qualities of a person or thing.
It's not in her nature to be mean.It is the nature of a lion to hunt.
similar words:
character, 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
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