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adjective [only before noun] native pronunciation in American English /ˈneɪtɪv/
  1. 1
    living in a particular country, area, or city since birth

    My wife's a native New Yorker, but I'm from Atlanta.

    Monique returns to her native France every summer.

    native land (=the country that you were born in):

    After a long stay in England he's back in his native land.

  2. 3
    relating to the first people to live in an area

    The territory was divided between the Burgundians and the native population.

  3. 4
    native plants or animals have always existed in a place
    native to:

    Elephants are native to Africa and Asia.

    native species:

    The larger frogs are a native species.

  4. 5
    developed for use on a particular platform or device

    Games should be native apps, and pretty much everything else is best done with HTML5/JS.

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