Entry from British & World English dictionary
Belonging to a particular place or country by birth: the island has a population of 56,000, 90 percent of whom are native-born Inuits
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- In general, immigrants tend to be more conservative than native-born residents, according to the study.
- From 1999 to 2000, for example, the number of native-born Americans with less than a high school education fell 5%.
- The native-born residents of American Samoa are considered American nationals.
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