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noun [countable] computing British English pronunciation: digital native 
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singulardigital native
pluraldigital natives
  1. someone who has grown up using technology such as the Internet and mobile phones

    Digital natives don't just check the news in the morning – they check it throughout the day.

    See also  digital immigrant

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