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  Definition of nature
  1. the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person''s characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others"
  2. the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized; "it is the nature of fire to burn"; "the true nature of jealousy"
  3. a particular type of thing; "problems of this type are very difficult to solve"; "he''s interested in trains and things of that nature"; "matters of a personal nature"
  4. the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.; "they tried to preserve nature as they found it"
  5. a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe; "the laws of nature"; "nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women"
Hyponyms: animality, animal nature, disposition, temperament, complexion, sociality

 

Attributes: good-natured, ill-natured

 

Part Meronyms: personality

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: natuur   Belarusian: прырода  
Catalan: natura   Chinese: 自然  
Croatian: priroda   Danish: natur  
Dutch: natuur   Esperanto: naturo  
Finnish: luonne and luonto   French: nature  
Galician: natura   German: Natur  
Greek: φύση   Hebrew: טבע  
Hungarian: természet   Icelandic: náttúra  
Ido: naturo   Italian: natura  
Japanese: 自然 and 性質   Korean: 자연  
Kurdish: sirişt   Latin: natura  
Latvian: daba and vide   Norwegian: natur  
Polish: natura   Portuguese: natureza  
Russian: природа   Slovene: narava  
Spanish: naturaleza   Swedish: natur  
Telugu: ప్రకృతి and స్వభావము   Vietnamese: (trạng thái and ngoài trời and tính and tự nhiên  
 
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