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adverb naturally pronunciation in British English /ˈnætʃ(ə)rəli/
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  1. 1
    as most people would expect or understand

    Naturally, I was very keen to make a good first impression.

    His death has naturally come as a shock to us all.

    1. a.
      spoken used for sayingyes’, especially when that would be most people’s answer
  2. 2
    as a basic quality or feature of someone or something

    Her hair is naturally curly.

    Mendez is a naturally talented player.

    Testosterone is a hormone that occurs naturally in the human body.

    Many herbs grow naturally in poor dry soils.

  3. 3
    in a normal or typical manner

    Try to act naturally in front of the camera.

    Visitors to the aviary can observe the birds behaving naturally.



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