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back-to-nature

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Definition of back-to-nature in English:

adjective

[attributive]
Advocating or relating to reversion to a simpler way of life: a back-to-nature lifestyle
More example sentences
  • Many are rustic with an emphasis on simple living and getting back-to-nature.
  • Here you live in back-to-nature simplicity in little thatched cottages, with old carved Keralan doors and shutters, sandy terraces shaded by coconut palms, and the constant sound of the sea crashing below.
  • The holistic, back-to-nature view, apparent in many medical ethics books, imagines that we have become alienated from death and over-reliant on trying to extend life by technological means.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
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