nature

nature
'nei ə
noun
1) (the physical world, eg trees, plants, animals, mountains, rivers etc, or the power which made them: the beauty of nature; the forces of nature; the study of nature.) naturaleza
2) (the qualities born in a person; personality: She has a generous nature.) carácter
3) (quality; what something is or consists of: What is the nature of your work?) naturaleza
4) (a kind, type etc: bankers and other people of that nature.) tipo
- in the nature of
nature n
1. naturaleza
we must protect nature debemos proteger la naturaleza
2. carácter
people like her because of her pleasant nature a la gente le gusta por su carácter alegre
nature
tr['neɪʧəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 (gen) naturaleza
2 (character) carácter nombre masculino, forma de ser
it's in her nature to be like that es así por naturaleza
3 (type) índole nombre femenino
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
by nature por naturaleza
to let nature take it's course dejar que la naturaleza siga su curso
nature conservation conservación nombre femenino de la naturaleza
nature lover amante nombre masulino o femenino de la naturaleza
nature reserve reserva natural
nature study ciencias nombre femenino plural naturales
nature trail itinerario señalizado que permite observar diferentes entornos naturales
second nature (habit) costumbre nombre femenino muy arraigada, hábito 2 (reflex action) acto reflejo
nature ['neɪʧər] n
1) : naturaleza f
the laws of nature: las leyes de la naturaleza
2) kind, sort: índole f, clase f
things of this nature: cosas de esta índole
3) disposition: carácter m, natural m, naturaleza f
it is his nature to be friendly: es de natural simpático
human nature: la naturaleza humana
nature
n.
clase s.f.
masa s.f.
metal s.m.
natural s.m.
naturaleza s.f.
temperamento s.m.
tipo s.m.
'neɪtʃər, 'neɪtʃə(r)
noun
1) u (universe, way of things) naturaleza f

against nature — contranatural

2)
a) u c (of people) carácter m, natural m

he has a kind nature — es de natural bondadoso

it's not (in) his nature to complain — no es de los que se quejan

by nature — por naturaleza

to be second nature (to somebody): it's second nature to me to put my seat belt on — ponerme el cinturón de seguridad es un acto reflejo or es algo que hago automáticamente

b) u (of things, concepts) naturaleza f

the nature of the material/problem — la naturaleza del material/problema

it's in the nature of things that ... — es algo natural que ...

something of that nature — algo de esa índole

['neɪtʃǝ(r)]
1. N
1) (=essential quality) [of things] naturaleza f

the nature and extent of the damage is still not known — aún se desconoce la naturaleza y el alcance de los daños

the project is experimental in nature — el proyecto es de carácter experimental

his comment was in the nature of a compliment — su comentario fue algo así como un cumplido

in the nature of things it's impossible — desde el punto de vista lógico es imposible

we were unaware of the serious nature of his illness — ignorábamos que su enfermedad fuera tan grave

the true nature of his intentions — sus verdaderas intenciones

by its very nature — por su propia naturaleza

human 3.
2) (=character) [of person] carácter m

she trusted people, that was her nature — se fiaba de la gente, era así por naturaleza

to appeal to sb's better nature — apelar al buen corazón de algn

to be cautious by nature — ser cauteloso por naturaleza

she took all their teasing with good nature — aceptó todas sus burlas de buen grado

to take advantage of sb's good nature — abusar de la amabilidad de algn

it is not in his nature to lie — mentir no es propio de él

second I, 1., 1)
3) (=kind, type)

something of that nature — algo por el estilo

documents of a technical nature — documentos mpl de carácter técnico

nature of contents — (Comm) descripción f del contenido

4) (=natural life, environment) naturaleza f

it's against nature — es antinatural, es contrario a la naturaleza

the beauties of nature — las maravillas de la naturaleza

to draw/paint from nature — dibujar/pintar del natural

to get back to nature — [person] volver a la naturaleza

the laws of nature — las leyes de la naturaleza

to return to nature — [area] volver a su estado natural

fever is nature's way of fighting infection — la fiebre es el mecanismo natural para combatir la infección

call 1., 4), freak, mother
2.
CPD

nature conservation N — protección f de la naturaleza

nature cure N — curación f natural

nature lover N — amante mf de la naturaleza

nature reserve N — reserva f natural

nature study N — estudio m de la historia natural, historia f natural

nature trail N — ruta f para el estudio de la naturaleza

* * *
['neɪtʃər, 'neɪtʃə(r)]
noun
1) u (universe, way of things) naturaleza f

against nature — contranatural

2)
a) u c (of people) carácter m, natural m

he has a kind nature — es de natural bondadoso

it's not (in) his nature to complain — no es de los que se quejan

by nature — por naturaleza

to be second nature (to somebody): it's second nature to me to put my seat belt on — ponerme el cinturón de seguridad es un acto reflejo or es algo que hago automáticamente

b) u (of things, concepts) naturaleza f

the nature of the material/problem — la naturaleza del material/problema

it's in the nature of things that ... — es algo natural que ...

something of that nature — algo de esa índole


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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