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Engelsk navneord: nature

1. nature (om egenskab) the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is the nature of fire to burn.
The true nature of jealousy.

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Omfatter disse specifikke termercharacteristic

2. nature (om person) a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe laws of nature.
Nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women.

Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause

3. nature (om ting) the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey tried to preserve nature as they found it.

Mindre specifikke termercosmos, creation, existence, macrocosm, universe, world

4. nature (om egenskab) the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is his nature to help others.

Mindre specifikke termertrait

Mere specifikke termeranimal nature, animality, complexion, disposition, sociality, temperament

Omfatter disse overordnede termerpersonality

Kendetegnergood-natured, ill-natured

5. nature (om erkendelse) a particular type of thing

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningProblems of this type are very difficult to solve.
He's interested in trains and things of that nature.
Matters of a personal nature.

Mindre specifikke termertype

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