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natural resources

plural noun
1.
the natural wealth of a country, consisting of land, forests, mineral deposits, water, etc.
Origin of natural resources
1865-1870
1865-70
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natural resources

plural noun
1.
naturally occurring materials such as coal, fertile land, etc, that can be used by man
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natural resource in Science
natural resource  
Something, such as a forest, a mineral deposit, or fresh water, that is found in nature and is necessary or useful to humans. See more at nonrenewable, renewable.

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natural resource in Culture

natural resources definition


Factors of production not created (though harnessed) by effort. Minerals and fossil fuels are examples of natural resources.

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