Definition of true-born in English:

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true-born

Pronunciation: /ˈtro͞oˌbôrn/

adjective

[attributive]
Of a specified kind by birth; genuine: a true-born criminal
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  • ‘When America speaks from its heart, it retreats into a language that none but its true-born citizens can begin to understand.’
  • During imperial times, that archetypal native, John Bull, was swaggeringly sure of himself: common sense told this true-born Englishman that he was also a Briton and as such the representative of an empire that straddled the globe.
  • The true-born Athenians are keen and critical auditors, constant in their attendance at plays and spectacles.

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