There are 2 translations of native in Spanish:

native1

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪtɪv/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (of or by birth) [country/town] natal; [language] materno his native land su patria, su tierra natal a native speaker of English un hablante nativo de inglés, una persona cuya lengua materna es el inglés
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    • He also said that the stolen properties were sent to his native village through his associate for disposal.
    • She also posed for a 1955 painting in which he depicted her wearing the native dress commonly associated with Kahlo.
    • This corps was never involved in the brutalities associated with other native police.
    1.2 (innate) [ability/wit/charm] innato
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    • Because of that freedom, you can gather the fruits of your labor, develop your native qualities, and gain the respect of others.
    • That's folk wisdom reflective of the depth of native wit and imagination.
    • Similarly, I wonder about textual and traditional derivatives that establish the personification sets/traits that we think of as native qualities of an animal.
  • 2 2.1 (indigenous) [plant/animal] autóctono to be native to sth ser* originario de algo it's native to Australia es originario de Australia 2.2 [dated] [art/custom] autóctono, indígena to go native adoptar las costumbres de los nativos or de la gente del país
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    • The book's author is a historian and geologist who writes of the prehistory of the area, its geologic formation, and its native inhabitants.
    • What is most interesting about this movie is the gradual disappearance of native inhabitants and even of the mountain as backdrop.
    • But abstention from meat came naturally to the native inhabitants of India because of the climate.
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    • Both shrub species are native to Germany and are diffuse-porous.
    • By that criterion, more than a dozen long-nosed fly species are native to southern Africa.
    • The species is native to South Africa, but is now widespread in south-western Australia, being especially abundant on roadsides and wasteland.
  • 3 [Metall] [Min] nativo
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    • Gold most commonly occurs as a pure metal called native gold or as a natural alloy with silver called electrum.
    • Other silver minerals reported were native silver, argentite, freibergite, and hessite.
    • The simplest ore minerals are the native metals in which the mineral is composed of a single element.

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Word of the day merienda
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afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of native in Spanish:

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n

  • 1.1 (referring to place of birth) he is a native of Texas es natural or oriundo de Tejas she speaks French like a native habla (el) francés como una francesa or como si fuera su lengua materna
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    • A native of Leicester, she's now a resident of Düsseldorf from where she runs an ‘assessment and certification’ consultancy.
    • A native of Mission Viejo, his parents were born in Mexico and he fielded questions equally well in Spanish or English.
    • A native of Galway and a resident of Naas, she has become a legend for the hundreds of young people who've passed through the school in that time.
    1.2 [Anthrop] [dated or offensive] nativo, -va (m,f), indígena (mf) 1.3 (local) gen the natives [humorístico/humorous] los lugareños, la gente del lugar
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    • Drunken games of darts in the local were watched by taciturn natives seething with resentment about property prices.
    • Local Kentucky natives are deeply offended, claiming his work denigrates Appalachia and the South.
    • A dashing pith helmet is certain to earn you respect from the local natives.
    1.4 (plant, animal) the dingo is a native of Australia el dingo es originario de Australia
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    • In Thomas Horton's reign, he pruned back further, replacing with deciduous exotics and natives, including kauri planted in regimental lines.
    • The monk parakeet, a native of South America, has proved itself a hardy settler, able to survive the winter freezes of Chicago and Montreal.
    • A native of southern Africa, the quagga used to occur in vast herds in the Karoo regions of Cape Province and the southern part of Orange Free State.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more