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nature
American English: /ˈneɪtʃər/
British English: /ˈneɪtʃə/

Translation of nature in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (universe, way of things) the laws of nature
    las leyes de la naturaleza
    against nature
    contranatural
    it's nature's way of telling you you're overdoing it
    es la forma que tiene el organismo de decirte que te estás excediendo
    the beauties of nature
    los encantos de la naturaleza
    one of nature's gentlemen
    un caballero por naturaleza
    to return to nature (person)
    regresar or volver a la naturaleza
    (garden)
    volver a su estado natural
    to paint from nature
    pintar del natural
    (before noun) nature conservation
    conservación (feminine) de la naturaleza
    Example sentences
    • Religions are moving from a primarily human focus to include concerns for nature and all creation.
    • It is from him that I gained my love of nature, my creative streak and my eye for detail.
    • For humanists, the highest value is intelligent coexistence between humans and nature.
    Example sentences
    • The story illustrates the true nature of the relationship between journalists and the police.
    • Both men have difficulty defining the exact nature of their relationship.
    • Further study is necessary to elucidate the precise nature of the relationship between media exposure and cognitive development.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable or countable (of people) he has a kind nature
    es de natural bondadoso
    it's not (in) his nature to complain
    no es de los que se quejan
    it's (in) her nature to be generous
    es generosa por naturaleza
    by nature
    por naturaleza
    to be/become second nature (to somebody)it's second nature to me to put my seat belt on
    ponerme el cinturón de seguridad es un acto reflejo or es algo que hago automáticamente
    lying has become second nature to him
    mentir es algo que ya hace con total naturalidad
    Example sentences
    • By nature, every individual seeks to prove himself as a useful person in his or her society.
    • By nature, a lot of us are selfish opportunists who tend to pay a lot more mind to something when a treat is guaranteed.
    • By nature I'm definitely a spender, but I'm trying to force myself to be a saver instead.
    2.2 uncountable (of things, concepts) the nature of the material/problem
    la naturaleza del material/problema
    questions of a very different nature
    cuestiones de naturaleza muy diferente
    the new body is consultative in nature [formal]
    el nuevo organismo es de carácter consultivo
    what was the nature of his response? [formal]
    ¿de qué índole fue su respuesta? [formal]
    it's in the nature of things that …
    es algo natural que …
    something of that nature
    algo de esa índole

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