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noun [countable] native pronunciation in British English /ˈneɪtɪv/
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  1. 1
    someone who was born in a particular place
    native of:

    He’s a native of Edinburgh but now lives in London.

    1. b.

      the natives

      humorous used for referring to people who live in a place that you are visiting

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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