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non-natural

Saltos de línea: non-natural
Pronunciación: /nɒnˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)l
 
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Definición de non-natural en inglés:

adjetivo

1Not involving or manifesting natural means or processes.
Example sentences
  • They want science to be redefined to include non-natural or supernatural explanations for natural phenomena.
  • Miller testified that, ‘If you invoke a non-natural cause, a spirit force or something like that in your research, I have no way to test it.’
  • Spirits of the dead are going to wander around where they jumped because they died of non-natural causes.
1.1 Philosophy Existing but not part of the natural world (a term used by G.E. Moore of ethical properties).
Example sentences
  • Broadly conceived, the Naturalistic Fallacy rules out any attempt to treat morality as defined according to some pre-existent reality, whether that reality is expressed in natural or non-natural terms.

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