HyperDic: nativeness

English > 1 sense of the word nativeness:
NOUNattributenativenessthe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
English > nativeness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin.
Narrowerindigenousness, autochthony, endemismnativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeforeignness, strangeness, curiousnessThe quality of being alien or not native
Adjectivesnativecharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
nativecharacteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
nativebelonging to one by birth
nativeas found in nature in the elemental form

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