Definition of native-born in English:

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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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