natural


natural
adj.
1 natural (no artificial).
al natural in the flesh (en persona)
es más guapa al natural que en la fotografía she's prettier in real life than in the photograph
ser natural en alguien to be in somebody's nature
2 natural, normal.
es lo más natural del mundo it's the most natural thing in the world, it's perfectly natural
es natural que se enfade it's natural that he should be angry
3 native (nativo).
ser natural de to come from
4 illegitimate (ilegítimo) (hijo).
5 native born, native, natural.
f. & m.
1 native (nativo).
2 character.
m.
nature, disposition (talante).
* * *
natural
adjetivo
1 (no artificial) natural
2 (fruta, flor) fresh
3 (sin elaboración) plain; (sin alteración) additive-free
yogur natural plain yoghurt
4 (espontáneo) unaffected, natural
en esta foto has quedado más natural you look more natural in this photo
5 (lógico) natural, to be expected
6 (ilegítimo) natural, illegitimate
nombre masculino
1 (temperamento) nature, disposition
es de natural irritable he is irritable by nature
2 (nativo) native, inhabitant
3 (en toreo) type of pass
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FRASEOLOGÍA
al natural (en la realidad) in real life 2 COCINA in its own juice
de tamaño natural life-sized
del natural (pintado, sacado) from life
ser natural de to be a native of, come from
* * *
adj.
1) natural
2) native
* * *
1. ADJ
1) (=no artificial) [calor] natural; [luz, frontera] natural; [seda] pure; [flor] real

los fenómenos naturales — natural phenomena

es rubia natural — she's a natural blonde

2) (=fresco) fresh

fruta natural — fresh fruit

3) (=sin aditivos) natural

yogur natural — natural yoghurt

con ingredientes naturales — with natural ingredients

4) (=a temperatura ambiente)

este vino se sirve natural — this wine should be served at room temperature

5) (=innato) natural

tiene un talento natural para la música — she has a natural talent for music

la bondad es natural en él — kindness is in his nature, it's in his nature to be kind

6) (=normal) natural

es natural que estés cansado — it's natural that you should be tired

es lo más natural del mundo — it's perfectly natural, it's the most natural thing in the world

7) (=no afectado) natural

has salido muy natural en la foto — you look very natural in the photo

8) (=ilegítimo) illegitimate

hijo natural — illegitimate child

9) (=nativo)

es natural de Córdoba — he is a native of Cordoba

¿de dónde es usted natural? — where are you from?, where were you born?

10)

de tamaño natural — life-size(d)

11) (Mús) natural
2.
SMF native

un natural de Badajoz — a native of Badajoz

3. SM
1) (=carácter) nature

un natural optimista — an optimistic nature

es de natural reservado — he's reserved by nature

2)

al natural: fruta al natural — (=sin aditamentos) fruit in its own juice

está muy guapa al natural — she is very pretty just as she is (without make-up)

se sirve al natural — (=a temperatura ambiente) it is served at room temperature

3) (Arte)

del natural: pintar del natural — to paint from life

clase de dibujo del natural — life class

4) (Taur) type of pass
* * *
I
adjetivo
1)
a) <fenómeno> natural; <ingredientes> natural

en estado natural — natural, native

al natural — <mejillones> in brine

es más bonita al natural — she's prettier without makeup

b) (a temperatura ambiente) <cerveza/gaseosa> unchilled

se sirve al natural — serve at room temperature

c) (Mús) natural
2)
a) (espontáneo) <gesto/persona> natural
b) (inherente) natural, innate
c) (normal) natural

me parece lo más natural del mundo — it seems perfectly natural to me

es natural que le cueste — it's quite natural that he should find it hard

3) (frml) (nativo)

ser natural de — to be a native of, to come from

II
masculino
1) (carácter) nature

es de natural generoso — she has a generous nature

2) (nativo) native

los naturales del lugar — people from the area

3) (Art)

pintar del natural — to paint from life

4) (Taur) close pass made with the muleta held in the left hand
* * *
= natural, effortless, natural-born, native, naturally-occurring.
Ex. Also, title entries were ordered by grammatical arrangement, rather than in natural word order.
Ex. The effortless ease of such replies does conceal from the enquirer the extensive anticipatory effort of the librarian in studying the sources of information and his prior experience in their use.
Ex. Giving a natural-born leader a new book to read for himself will mean that, if he likes it, very soon other children in the group will be wanting to read it too = Dar a un líder nato un nuevo libro para que lo lea por su cuenta significa que, si le gusta, muy pronto otros niños del grupo querrán leerlo también.
Ex. Malcolm Stanhope, also a native of the state, entered the library field at the age of 30, after having been a computer salesman for eight years.
Ex. This is a naturally-occurring abrasive traditionally employed in buffing metal.
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* a escala natural = full-scale.
* alimentos naturales = health food.
* catástrofe natural = natural calamity, natural disaster.
* ciencias naturales = natural sciences.
* como algo natural = as a matter of course.
* consecuencia natural = corollary.
* defensas naturales = natural defences.
* derecho natural = natural right, natural law.
* desastre natural = natural disaster, natural calamity.
* de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
* en su estado natural = in the wild.
* entorno natural = natural setting.
* entorno natural, el = natural environment, the.
* estado natural = natural state.
* fibra natural = natural fibre.
* formar parte natural de su entorno = blend into + the landscape.
* gas natural = natural gas.
* habilidad natural = natural ability.
* hábitat natural = wildlife habitat.
* iluminación natural = natural lighting.
* lenguaje de indización natural = natural indexing language.
* lenguaje natural = natural language.
* luz natural = natural daylight, natural light.
* madre o padre natural = birth parent.
* mes natural = calendar month.
* mirador natural = belvedere.
* morir de muerte natural = die + a natural death.
* muerte natural = natural death.
* museo de ciencias naturales = natural science museum.
* natural del país = native-born.
* paisaje natural = natural scenery, natural landscape.
* paraje natural = wildland.
* parque natural = nature park.
* poco natural = unnatural, stilted.
* producto natural = natural product.
* recursos de gas natural = natural gas resources.
* reserva natural = nature reserve, nature preserve, wildlife preserve.
* ser algo natural para = be second nature to + Pronombre, come + naturally to.
* ser natural de = be a native of.
* sobrenatural, lo = supernatural, the.
* sopa natural = fresh soup.
* tendencia natural = in-built tendency.
* término del lenguaje natural = natural-language term.
* tienda de alimentos naturales = health food store, health food shop.
* ventilación natural = natural ventilation.
* * *
I
adjetivo
1)
a) <fenómeno> natural; <ingredientes> natural

en estado natural — natural, native

al natural — <mejillones> in brine

es más bonita al natural — she's prettier without makeup

b) (a temperatura ambiente) <cerveza/gaseosa> unchilled

se sirve al natural — serve at room temperature

c) (Mús) natural
2)
a) (espontáneo) <gesto/persona> natural
b) (inherente) natural, innate
c) (normal) natural

me parece lo más natural del mundo — it seems perfectly natural to me

es natural que le cueste — it's quite natural that he should find it hard

3) (frml) (nativo)

ser natural de — to be a native of, to come from

II
masculino
1) (carácter) nature

es de natural generoso — she has a generous nature

2) (nativo) native

los naturales del lugar — people from the area

3) (Art)

pintar del natural — to paint from life

4) (Taur) close pass made with the muleta held in the left hand
* * *
= natural, effortless, natural-born, native, naturally-occurring.

Ex: Also, title entries were ordered by grammatical arrangement, rather than in natural word order.

Ex: The effortless ease of such replies does conceal from the enquirer the extensive anticipatory effort of the librarian in studying the sources of information and his prior experience in their use.
Ex: Giving a natural-born leader a new book to read for himself will mean that, if he likes it, very soon other children in the group will be wanting to read it too = Dar a un líder nato un nuevo libro para que lo lea por su cuenta significa que, si le gusta, muy pronto otros niños del grupo querrán leerlo también.
Ex: Malcolm Stanhope, also a native of the state, entered the library field at the age of 30, after having been a computer salesman for eight years.
Ex: This is a naturally-occurring abrasive traditionally employed in buffing metal.
* a escala natural = full-scale.
* alimentos naturales = health food.
* catástrofe natural = natural calamity, natural disaster.
* ciencias naturales = natural sciences.
* como algo natural = as a matter of course.
* consecuencia natural = corollary.
* defensas naturales = natural defences.
* derecho natural = natural right, natural law.
* desastre natural = natural disaster, natural calamity.
* de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
* en su estado natural = in the wild.
* entorno natural = natural setting.
* entorno natural, el = natural environment, the.
* estado natural = natural state.
* fibra natural = natural fibre.
* formar parte natural de su entorno = blend into + the landscape.
* gas natural = natural gas.
* habilidad natural = natural ability.
* hábitat natural = wildlife habitat.
* iluminación natural = natural lighting.
* lenguaje de indización natural = natural indexing language.
* lenguaje natural = natural language.
* luz natural = natural daylight, natural light.
* madre o padre natural = birth parent.
* mes natural = calendar month.
* mirador natural = belvedere.
* morir de muerte natural = die + a natural death.
* muerte natural = natural death.
* museo de ciencias naturales = natural science museum.
* natural del país = native-born.
* paisaje natural = natural scenery, natural landscape.
* paraje natural = wildland.
* parque natural = nature park.
* poco natural = unnatural, stilted.
* producto natural = natural product.
* recursos de gas natural = natural gas resources.
* reserva natural = nature reserve, nature preserve, wildlife preserve.
* ser algo natural para = be second nature to + Pronombre, come + naturally to.
* ser natural de = be a native of.
* sobrenatural, lo = supernatural, the.
* sopa natural = fresh soup.
* tendencia natural = in-built tendency.
* término del lenguaje natural = natural-language term.
* tienda de alimentos naturales = health food store, health food shop.
* ventilación natural = natural ventilation.

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natural1
adjective
A
1 ‹fenómeno› natural; ‹ingredientes› natural
una de las grandes bellezas naturales de nuestro país one of our country's great natural beauty spots
2 (sin elaboración) natural
en estado natural natural, native
¿piña natural o de lata? fresh pineapple or tinned?
al natural ‹mejillones› in brine
una lata de tomates al natural a can of tomatoes in natural juice
es mucho más bonita al natural she's much prettier without makeup
3 (a temperatura ambiente) ‹cerveza/gaseosa› unchilled
se sirve al natural serve at room temperature
4 (Mús) natural
fa natural F natural
B
1 (sin afectación, espontáneo) ‹gesto/pose/persona› natural
es muy natural en el trato she has a very natural manner
2 (inherente) natural, innate
una inclinación natural hacia la música a natural o an innate musical ability
la generosidad es natural en ella she's generous by nature
3 (normal) natural
se acostó tarde y como es natural se quedó dormida she went to bed late and, of course o naturally, overslept
me parece lo más natural del mundo it seems perfectly natural to me
natural QUE + SUBJ:
es natural que le cueste adaptarse it's quite natural o normal that he should find it hard to adapt
es muy natural que le hayan dicho que no it's only natural that they refused o that they should have refused him
C (frml) (nativo) ser natural DE to be a native OF, to come FROM
Juan Prieto, de 33 años, natural de Alicante Juan Prieto, 33 years old, from Alicante
natural2
masculine
A (carácter) nature
es de natural generoso she has a generous nature, she is generous by nature
B (nativo) native
los naturales del lugar people from the area
C (Art):
pintar/dibujar del natural to paint/draw from life
D (Taur) close pass made with the muleta held in the left hand
natural3
masculine and feminine
(nativo) native
los naturales del lugar the people from the area
* * *

 

natural adjetivo
1
a)fenómeno/ingredientenatural;

frutafresh;
al naturalmejillonesin brine

b) (a temperatura ambiente) ‹cerveza/gaseosaunchilled

c) (Mús) natural

2
a) (espontáneo) ‹gesto/personanatural

b) (inherente) natural, innate

c) (normal) natural;

me parece lo más natural del mundo it seems perfectly natural to me

3 (frml) (nativo) ser natural de to be a native of, to come from
■ sustantivo masculino
a) (carácter) nature

b) (nativo) native;

los naturales del lugar people from the area

natural
I adjetivo
1 natural: es una persona muy natural, he's a very natural person
(no artificial, fresco) fresh: es una rosa natural, it's a fresh rose
a tamaño natural, life-size
2 (normal, lógico) me parece natural, it seems natural to me
3 (nativo) soy natural de Castilla, I come from Castilla
4 Mat natural
II sustantivo masculino
1 (temperamento, inclinación) nature
2 Arte life: lo pintó del natural, he painted it from life
III mf (oriundo) native
'natural' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
canal
- cien
- cruda
- crudo
- día
- emanación
- expolio
- hijo
- limonada
- lógica
- lógico
- luz
- mirador
- muerte
- nata
- nato
- reserva
- sencilla
- sencillo
- sobrexplotación
- tamaña
- tamaño
- turba
- anfiteatro
- café
- cataclismo
- en
- franco
- gruta
- llano
- museo
- naturalidad
- naturismo
- naturista
- pantano
- parque
- recurso
- riqueza
- siniestro
English:
border
- born
- curl
- designate
- fair
- full-scale
- hail
- life
- life-size
- life-sized
- lifelike
- mention
- native
- natural
- natural childbirth
- naturally
- nature reserve
- nature trail
- plain
- process
- reserve
- successor
- sunlight
- unaffected
- unnatural
- unnaturally
- unspoilt
- wear
- wild
- wildlife park
- die
- dry
- effortless
- environment
- flair
- full
- good
- may
- might
- nature
- pond
- resource
- should
- unspoiled
- wastage
- wilderness
* * *
natural
adj
1. [de la naturaleza] [recursos, frontera] natural;
un fenómeno natural a natural phenomenon
2. [sin aditivos] [yogur] natural;
[zumo] fresh;
al natural [fruta] in its own juice;
[en persona] in the flesh;
es más guapa al natural que en la fotografía she's prettier in real life o in the flesh than in the photograph
3. [fresco] [flores, fruta, leche] fresh
4. [lógico, normal] natural, normal;
ser natural en alguien to be in sb's nature;
es lo más natural del mundo it's the most natural thing in the world, it's perfectly natural;
es natural que se enfade it's natural that he should be angry
5. [nativo] native;
ser natural de to come from
6. [ilegítimo] illegitimate;
hijo natural illegitimate child
7. [hábil y no hábil]
año/mes natural calendar year/month;
30 días naturales de vacaciones 30 days' holiday (including weekends)
8. RP [del tiempo] unchilled, at room temperature;
un agua natural a glass of unchilled water
9. Mús natural
nmf
[nativo] native
nm
1. [talante] nature, disposition
2. Arte
un dibujo del natural a life drawing
3. Taurom = left-handed pass without the sword
* * *
natural
I adj
1 natural;
es natural it’s only natural
2 MÚS nota natural
3
:
ser natural de come from
II m
:
fruta al natural fruit in its own juice
* * *
natural adj
1) : natural
2) : normal
como es natural: naturally, as expected
3)
natural de : native of, from
4)
de tamaño natural : life-size
natural nm
1) carácter: disposition, temperament
2) : native
un natural de Venezuela: a native of Venezuela
* * *
natural1 adj (en general) natural
un fenómeno natural a natural phenomenon
es natural que en verano haga calor it's only natural that it should be hot in summer
natural2 n
los naturales de Sevilla people born in Seville / people from Seville

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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