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native-born

[ney-tiv-bawrn] /ˈneɪ tɪvˈbɔrn/
adjective
1.
born in the place or country indicated:
a native-born Australian.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500
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  • The favorite given names of the old country almost disappear in the first native-born generation.
  • Barring the agent herself, there was not a native-born individual in the court.
  • It does not seem to increase unemployment among the native-born, although it may reduce their pay.
  • Once legal, they demand higher wages, and no longer drag down those of the native-born.
  • It also compares attainment of such degrees by the foreign-born and native-born populations.
British Dictionary definitions for native-born

native-born

adjective
1.
born in the country or area indicated
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