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nature /ˈneɪtʃɚ/ noun
plural natures
nature
/ˈneɪtʃɚ/
noun
plural natures
Learner's definition of NATURE
[noncount] also Nature
: the physical world and everything in it (such as plants, animals, mountains, oceans, stars, etc.) that is not made by people
: the natural forces that control what happens in the world
see also call of nature, freak of nature, mother nature
: the way that a person or animal behaves : the character or personality of a person or animal
[count]
[noncount]
see also good-natured, human nature, ill-natured, second nature
: a basic quality that something has
[count]
usually singular often + of
[noncount]
[singular] : a particular kind of thing

get/go back to nature

also return to nature
: to spend time living in a simple way without modern machines, electricity, etc.

let nature take its course

: to allow something to happen without trying to control it
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