Definition of digital native in English:

digital native

Syllabification: dig·it·al na·tive


  • A person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and therefore familiar with computers and the Internet from an early age: the digital tools that are reshaping our economy make more sense to young digital natives than to members of older generations
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    • Digital natives are proud and fiercely protective of their island and will defend it whatever the cost may be.
    • My two young daughters, on the other hand, will be digital natives.
    • And while the digital natives within the organization may be ready to take off at a full sprint, many of us will probably need to walk before we run.

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