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[ney-tiv-bawrn] /ˈneɪ tɪvˈbɔrn/
born in the place or country indicated:
a native-born Australian.
Origin of native-born
1490-1500 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This man seemed to fit into the picture of the hills with the appropriateness of the native-born.

    Destiny Charles Neville Buck
  • Of the native-born he had little fear, and he fancied but few of them would be there.

    The Cattle-Baron's Daughter Harold Bindloss
  • According to Mr. Olmstead two-thirds of the men were native-born, and one-third was composed of foreigners.

  • He was the second American citizen and the first native-born American to receive this medal.

    James B. Eads Louis How
  • That's good enough; that's just fine, and you are a native-born American, Mr. Clark?

    Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for native-born


born in the country or area indicated
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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