natural

natural
natural [ˈnæt∫rəl]
1. adjective
   a. ( = normal) naturel
• it's only natural c'est tout naturel
• it is natural for this animal to hibernate il est dans la nature de cet animal d'hiberner
• to die of natural causes mourir de mort naturelle
   b. ( = of or from nature) naturel
• natural resources ressources fpl naturelles
   c. ( = inborn) inné
• to have a natural talent for avoir un don (inné) pour
   d. ( = unaffected) [person, manner] naturel
   e. (Music) naturel
• B natural si m naturel
   f. ( = biological) [parents, child] biologique
2. noun
(Music) ( = sign) bécarre m
3. compounds
► natural childbirth noun accouchement m naturel
► natural gas noun gaz m naturel
► natural history noun histoire f naturelle
► natural selection noun sélection f naturelle
► natural wastage noun (Industry) départs mpl naturels
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The French word naturel ends in -el instead of -al.
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['nætʃrəl] 1.
noun
1) (colloq) (person)

as an actress, she's a natural — c'est une actrice née

2) Music (sign) bécarre m; (note) note f naturelle
2.
adjective
1) naturel/-elle, normal

it's only natural — c'est tout à fait naturel

to die of natural causes — mourir de mort naturelle

2) (innate) [gift, emotion, trait] inné; [artist, professional] né; [affinity] naturel/-elle

a natural advantage — un atout

3) (unaffected) simple, naturel/-elle
4) Music naturel/-elle

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