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natural resources

plural noun
the natural wealth of a country, consisting of land, forests, mineral deposits, water, etc.
Origin of natural resources
1865-70 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for natural-resources

natural resources

plural noun
naturally occurring materials such as coal, fertile land, etc, that can be used by man
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natural-resources 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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