Definition of natural-born in English:

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adjective

  • 1Having a specified innate characteristic or ability: Glen was a natural-born sailor
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    • A natural-born performer, Brown began writing her own music when she was 12 years old.
    • For example, I'm something of a natural-born show-off (hadn't you guessed?)
    • ‘My running mate is a natural-born leader,’ Kerry said.
  • 1.1 archaic Having a particular position by birth: a natural-born citizen
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    • Also, the Constitution requires that the president be a natural-born citizen, so Chao, born in Taiwan, and Martinez, who came to the United States from Cuba, would not be eligible.
    • Documents taken from the National Archive microfilm point to FPJ not being a natural-born citizen of the Philippines and therefore ineligible to run for president.
    • The US president and vice-president must be natural-born citizens, at least 35 years of age and residents of the country for 14 years.

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