natural

natural
natural [{{t}}'nætʃərəl]
1 adjective
(a) (created by or existing in nature → scenery, environment, light, resources, process) naturel;
a natural harbour un port naturel;
in a natural state à l'état naturel;
the natural world la nature
(b) (not artificial → wood, finish) naturel;
she's a natural redhead c'est une vraie rousse
(c) (normal → explanation, desire, wish) naturel, normal;
it's only natural for her to be worried or that she should be worried il est tout à fait normal ou il est tout naturel qu'elle se fasse du souci;
I'm sure there's a perfectly natural explanation for it je suis sûr qu'on peut l'expliquer de façon tout à fait naturelle;
death from natural causes mort f naturelle;
in the natural course of events dans le cours normal des choses;
one's or the natural reaction is to… la réaction instinctive est de…;
as is (only) natural comme de juste
(d) (unaffected → person, manner) naturel, simple
(e) (innate → talent) inné, naturel;
she's a natural organizer c'est une organisatrice-née, elle a un sens inné de l'organisation
(f) (free of additives) naturel
(g) (child) naturel
(h) (real → parents) naturel
(i) {{}}Music{{}} naturel; (after accidental) bécarre (inv);
G natural sol bécarre
(j) {{}}Mathematics{{}} naturel
2 adverb
{{}}familiar{{}} try to act natural! soyez naturel!
3 noun
(a) {{}}familiar{{}} (gifted person)
she's a natural elle a ça dans le sang;
he's a natural for the job il a le profil de l'emploi ;
she's a natural for the part elle est faite pour ce rôle
(b) {{}}Music{{}} bécarre m
►► natural break (in film, text) coupure f qui va de soi;
they reached a natural break in the meeting ils arrivèrent à une étape de la réunion où il était naturel de faire une pause;
natural childbirth accouchement m naturel;
natural disaster catastrophe f naturelle;
natural economy économie f non monétaire;
natural family planning = contraception par des moyens naturels;
{{}}Physics{{}} & {{}}Electricity{{}} natural frequency fréquence f propre;
natural gas gaz m naturel;
natural historian naturaliste mf;
natural history histoire f naturelle;
natural immunity immunité f naturelle;
natural justice droits mpl naturels;
natural language langage m naturel, langue f naturelle;
natural language processing traitement m (automatique) du langage naturel;
natural law loi f naturelle;
natural life (of person, animal, company) durée f de vie; (of product) durée f utile;
for the rest of his/her natural life (sentenced) à perpétuité;
{{}}Mathematics{{}} natural logarithm logarithme m naturel ou népérien;
natural medicine médecine f douce ou naturelle, physiothérapie f;
natural number nombre m naturel;
{{}}Law{{}} natural person personne f physique ou naturelle;
{{}}old-fashioned{{}} {{}}Physics{{}} natural philosophy physique f;
natural resources ressources fpl naturelles;
natural science (UNCOUNT) sciences fpl naturelles;
botany is a natural science la botanique fait partie des sciences naturelles;
natural selection sélection f naturelle;
the Natural State = surnom donné à l'Arkansas;
natural theology théologie f naturelle;
{{}}Economics{{}} & {{}}Industry{{}} natural wastage départs mpl volontaires et en retraite;
natural yoghurt yaourt m nature
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