Translation of natural in Spanish:


natural, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈnætʃ(ə)rəl/ /ˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)l/

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  • 1

    (as in nature)
    (state/phenomenon/fiber/remedy/law) natural
    these animals are natural enemies estos animales son enemigos por naturaleza
    • I'm a natural blonde soy rubia natural
    • death from natural causes muerte natural / por causas naturales
    • for the rest of your natural life (por) el resto de tus días
    • These events are unrelated, and humankind's vulnerability to natural hazards is as old as our species.
    • The natural medicine, derived from onions, is mixed with water and given to Paul through his feeding tube.
    • The challenge was to make the most of the space and improve the existing flow of natural light.
    • Existing natural features and areas were identified as of ecological importance and were incorporated into the masterplan.
    • They were plant alkaloids and natural products - medicines derived from natural products.
    • Overall, seventy percent of pharmaceuticals now being used come from or are derived from natural products.
    • It is a natural compound derived from sugar cane wax, beeswax or yams.
    • Every other type, even those derived from natural sources like soyabeans or wild yam, are put together in the test tube.
    • The food industry uses many other emulsifying substances, usually derived from natural foodstuffs.
    • It provides them with a wonderful range of natural hues derived from clay, bark, flowers and berries.
    • Depleted uranium is derived from natural uranium mined from the earth's crust.
    • The colour is derived from the natural chlorophyll that is given out by the ingredients.
    • Do you believe the federal government should impose gasoline price freezes during natural disasters?
    • This is the largest natural disaster that our nation has ever faced.
    • Certainly, the military has a role to play in a major natural disaster.
    • This is the largest natural disaster that this country has ever seen in terms of the destruction that has been caused.
    • Geological experts said the disaster was due to natural causes.
    • The tsunami is possibly the worst natural disaster ever.
    • How did a natural disaster turn into a national fiasco?
    • The natural disaster caused incalculable loss of life in many countries around the perimeter of the Indian Ocean.
    • Based on the classical traditions of fragrance, he uses only pure natural ingredients.
    • Well he thinks that I am a blonde deep down, even if my natural hair colour is brown.
    • Loyal readers might remember that I am a big fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, and the Red Sox are our natural rivals.
    • Zookeepers run enrichment programmes to mimic the natural behaviour of the animals in the wild and to stimulate them in captivity.
    • The confined cage environment can never offer sufficient stimulation for their natural behaviour.
    • Carp seem to prefer different things in different lakes and natural behaviour is liable to become modified by angling pressure.
    • Using homeopathy and a range of other natural treatments, Pat set out on a journey of recovery that was to see her body go from strength to strength.
    • Many physicians recommend walking as a natural treatment to relieve depression.
    • There are several natural treatments that can have an impact on the immune imbalance in asthma.
    • There are plenty of natural treatments for an underactive thyroid.
    • To let it heal spontaneously would be natural, even if debilitating for life.
    • Can you recommend a natural treatment that will make my hair look fuller?
    • I asked about a natural treatment at the health food store and was told to try tea tree oil.
    • Since each woman is unique and reacts differently to natural treatments, try them out for yourself.
    • He noticed she was small, and her hair natural, slightly red and very silky, not long, and not short.
    • This not only impairs the fair market order but also violates the natural rule of justice.
    • As Aquinas explained, law is natural because it is ‘a purpose implanted by the Divine art’.
    • Recently there has been a tendency to revive the rule, although it is no longer based on natural law.
    • No one would suggest that a court making orders of that sort should not comply with the common law rules of natural justice.
    • The common law rules of natural justice or procedural fairness are two-fold.
    • This allegation comes on top of the fact that the rule of natural justice that accused have the right to a speedy trial has long since gone out of the window.
    • Thus in defending the rule of law, we must ourselves respect and be bound by the due process of law and the rules of natural justice.
    • Last Thursday, I had three examples of events reaching their conclusions in a way that follows my rules of natural justice.
    • Even without a Human Rights Act, this legislation breaches every principle of natural justice and the rule of law.
    • They will also be told that they must consider the application on its merits, observing the rules of natural justice.
    • People wonder what happened to the rules of natural justice and the presumption of innocence.
    • This was a breach of the rules of natural justice.
    • Breach of the rules of natural justice are jurisdictional grounds.
    • There was no suggestion of any impropriety, or lack of regard for rules of natural justice.
    • Oral hearings may take place, to which the rules of natural justice apply.
    • The validity challenge is based on alleged breaches of the rules of natural justice in two respects.
    • Why do the natural rules of trust, common sense and due diligence for some reason not seem to apply online?
    • He argues the item was raised at last month's meeting without prior notice and in breach of standard procedures of natural justice.
    • His attorney claims that this ‘trial in absentia’ was a denial of natural justice.
    • Almost without noticing it, we lose touch with that spontaneity that is our natural inheritance.
    • But their wishes, even pious ones, do not trump the natural right of parents to decide such a matter.
  • 2

    • 2.1(innate)

      (talent/propensity) innato
      natural to sb/sth
      • the curiosity natural to a cat
      • She knew what ingredients went into several spells, but didn't have the natural talent that enabled her to perform magic.
      • Agreed - a certain amount of natural skill is required - but that skill needs to be properly nurtured.
      • His strength is possessing skills and natural ability that no modern-era quarterback can match.
      • Take a look at what you have to offer, your skills, your natural talents and in what situations you perform at your best.
      • The owner has used his natural talent and skills to develop a well-trained group of people.
      • There are many players who have better games than Henman, thanks to their innate natural talent.
      • He knew that he could do any theoretical question by using his proven natural talent and intuitive understanding of the subject.
      • Finney was the more rounded player, a natural predator who regarded the pitch as a happy hunting ground and revelled in his natural ability to score goals.
      • He is thrilled by the skills and enjoys the challenges associated with harnessing the natural talent and ensuring it continues to develop.
      • Discovering you have a natural talent or aptitude for something feels good.
      • Yes, Manoj did have this natural flair for creating energy and pace!
      • Reaching great heights does not depend upon our natural talents and capabilities.
      • He has a natural aptitude for computation and is very quick at figure work.
      • There is no doubt that the Jamaican players have an abundance of natural ability, but in today's game that is not enough.
      • The academy selects its students on the basis of natural talent, dedication and the capacity for hard work.
      • For each one it takes a certain amount of natural ability, but it also takes devotion, time, and commitment.
      • He discovered a natural flair and talent for the work.
      • Only the reflexes and natural ability that years of practice had given him was keeping him close.
      • Lara has got tons of natural ability and is always looking to play shots.
      • He had natural ability then and could always score goals.
      • The nature of men is described as often having a natural depravity that is hidden inside respectability.
      • Of course, that little fact obviously doesn't get rid of their natural arrogance.
      • They hide our real thoughts and intentions and subdue our natural belligerence.
      • Of course, in your natural arrogance, you believe everything is essential.
      • His natural confidence is allied with a realistic caution about his progress.
      • It's shocking that he hasn't written musicals before because he's a natural librettist.

    • 2.2(born)

      (leader/troublemaker) nato
      (leader/troublemaker) por naturaleza
      • He's also a former soldier and a natural leader.
      • With tennis you need a certain amount of technique - a natural sportsman wouldn't necessarily beat you.
      • His excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding intellect make him a natural leader.
      • He was also a brilliant firefighter, a natural athlete and big into sport, they even did a big article on him in Sports Illustrated.
      • A country of politicians, natural leaders, would-be prophets or gods would be very difficult to govern.
      • Then today, a piece from Dell, with the warning that she's ‘not a natural writer’.
      • The 23-year-old man is a natural athlete, who can both beat players and take his scores.
      • He was, by his own admission, far from a natural leader.
      • You're a natural leader and quick, logical decision maker.
      • He makes me laugh so often, he must be a natural comedian!
      • He was the natural leader on the field and his performance in the final did a lot to inspire his team mates to victory.
      • For his part, Green insists he is not a natural writer.
      • He viewed him as a natural leader who would rise in the military hierarchy.
      • He is not, he admits, a natural teacher, and for him, having to stick with a single subject would have resulted in crushing boredom.
      • Johnny Cash was an American icon, a man who stood apart, a natural leader.
      • I'd always been a natural writer and, by the time I was 18, I had my own column.
      • He is a man of strong, well-informed opinions - an obvious, natural scholar.
      • Mick who was one of life's natural gentlemen, was a singer and a comedian.
      • A natural athlete she gravitated to basketball as an outlet for her skills.
      • They are natural thieves, and quick to boot, so remember to keep your bag closed and your pockets out of reach.
      • And as a natural rebel, she was once suspended for three months for hurling obscenities at her coaches.
      • But Stewart for his part never cared for the praise of his friend Henry Fonda that he was a natural actor.
      • Montrose was charming and gallant, a superb natural soldier with a rare ability to get the best out of his tiny army of ill-equipped Highlanders.
      • From the age of two, when he started using a pack of cards to learn how to count, it was clear Shivam would make a natural card player.

    • 2.3(expected, logical)

      (reaction/response) natural
      (reaction/response) normal
      (successor) lógico
      it is natural that es natural que

      • it's only natural that he should want to see them
      it's natural to + inf
      • it's natural for a cat to do that
      it's the natural thing to ask es normal / natural que se haga esa pregunta
      • she's the natural choice for the job lo natural es que le ofrezcan el puesto a ella
      • Even if McLeish claims otherwise, it would be entirely natural for him to prioritise the Champions League over the Premierleague.
      • Boasting about how swimmingly this was going, and how much upstream clout he has, is entirely natural.
      • It is entirely natural for Indians to take pride in the successes of their erstwhile compatriots abroad.
      • Perhaps it is natural for them to expect some kind of reward from the organisation.
      • While the communities may feel a natural attachment for their surrounds, they legally have no claim to them.
      • Your natural reactions to circumstances encourage success and the healthy growth of your ego and self-esteem.
      • The large outer office looked bare and empty, but under the circumstances that was natural.
      • Under such circumstances, it is natural for the public to resort to other means to get justice.
      • For him to want to continue a relationship with his child is perfectly natural.
      • Of course the natural tendency is to ignore them and keep on doing the same thing I've been doing.
      • Pangs of conscience are, of course, a natural reaction to the taking of an innocent life.
      • The message you hear is pre-recorded and of course your natural reaction is to put the phone down.
      • Of course, it's natural that we should feel like that.
      • In the world of stiff competition, it is natural for the parents to force their children to excel in what they do.
      • If we consider how electronic music developed, this is perfectly natural.
      • This achievement was not the result of policies imposed from above, but the natural outcome of a good educational system.

  • 3

    (not forced)
    (warmth/enthusiasm/style) natural
    • Nothing seems forced or fabricated, and the way in which they interact as families is natural and genuine.
    • It not only gives it to you raw, but its acting is flawless, very natural and spontaneous and all around very believable.
    • Perhaps this is because they mimic evolved solutions, so their behaviour seems more natural.
    • Hurley wins out on all counts with his casual and natural look and behaviour.
    • The left-footing was always mechanical and I hate that - I love being natural and spontaneous.
    • We should all strive to adopt the natural, unselfconscious behavior of the child and live life in the present moment.
    • She has said that she tries to sound natural and unaffected, and that's a laudable goal.
    • He really identified with Socialist Worker as a fighting paper-it was all very spontaneous and natural!
    • The problem is not with Jones, who gives a natural and unaffected performance, but with her character's story.
    • The natural, spontaneous flow of your life energy becomes blocked or dulled.
    • Let the natural and relaxed arm swing of walking or running become part of your skiing.
    • His portraits are especially effective and capture people's natural, spontaneous expressions.
    • Eventually, the jaws reach a natural, relaxed position, and no further adjustments are needed.
    • I just wanted the interaction between the kids and the parents to be natural.
    • Defined orders tend to be restrictive and do little to encourage ordinary, natural relationships between parents and children.
  • 4

    • 4.1 archaic (illegitimate)

      (son/daughter) natural
      (son/daughter) bastardo archaic
      • He had had her legitimised as his natural daughter.
      • Fathers also had legal obligations to provide for their natural children.

    • 4.2(related by blood)

      (child/parent) biológico
      • How can I stop my parents obviously favouring their natural grandchildren?
      • Hielema has a brother who was also adopted and a sister who was a natural child of the parents who raised him.
      • Due to my natural mum having psychological problems I was put into care when I was just a few days old.
      • It says that it is a dynamic group aiming to enforce the rights of children to see their natural parents and grandparents.
      • The second factor is mobility: children move, for example, between foster parents and natural parents.
      • Bernie said a lot of natural parents - mostly mothers - also wanted access to the files to see that they were accurate.
      • Thus, the parents with higher intelligence test scores tended to have natural children with higher intelligence test scores.
      • The fact that the mother is the natural parent of all five children is, of course, a significant factor to take into account.
      • She says she understands why adopted children are given the information to trace their natural parents
      • When his natural parents split up, the mother's new partner assaulted her and her son.
      • They were taken from their natural parents and put in foster care, and some were even adopted.
      • The best person to bring up a child is the natural parent.
      • The same patterns can be seen in people who were raised by one or both of their natural parents, or by their grandparents.
      • The right time to consider what kind of contact natural parents are to have to children being adopted is on the occasion adoption is under consideration.
      • Does the child not have a right to inherit from its natural parent?
      • The parents still believe the children have a close attachment to their natural parents and extended family network.
      • A lower court ruled that because she was not a natural parent of the children, they were not her responsibility.
      • The children concerned may have no contact with their parents or natural family.

  • 5

    • A flat, natural, or sharp sign can be placed above it, to indicate a chromatic inflection of the upper note.
    • Perhaps it's the natural harmony in the male-female vocal.
    • A natural harmony singer, she fills that void that a single voice can often leave open.
    • However, a new dynamic emerges when the natural instrument is left untreated.
    • In that way it's like playing a natural trumpet without valves.


  • 1

    to be a natural tener un talento innato
    • the new policy is a natural for the Opposition's attacks la nueva política es el blanco perfecto para los ataques de la oposición
    • Shannon's looks, which he thoroughly capitalized on, made him a natural for television.
    • For all his appeal, Spidey never seemed a natural for the screen.
    • Then project leader believes Steve is a natural for the job.
    • Sir Norman's success in the films that made him such an icon meant he was a natural for TV.
    • Allinson has ably filled the show before, but Bruce is a natural for that time slot.
    • From a performance standpoint, Monica Potter is a natural for this genre.
    • Al Pacino is a natural for roles like this.
    • His lyrical, handsome style made him a natural for classical roles and he was promoted soloist, then principal in 1983.
    • He is a natural for second base, but he can also play anywhere in the infield, and even the outfield if necessary.
    • Fletcher is a natural for that role, because he runs faster than most fullbacks and is built like one.
    • Being close to us makes this ape a natural for scientific studies, and much time and effort is spent in research.
    • Hannah told me that I was a natural for someone who had never really ridden a horse before.
    • The former Rangers striker was a natural for the role.
    • He is a natural for this spot, where he can concentrate on making tackles instead of providing deep coverage.
    • His wild appearance and athletic ability made him a hit with fans and a natural for the ring.
    • Was it always this way, were you a natural for public speaking?
    • His winning personality makes him a natural for such work and the show seems to be taking off quite nicely.
    • Liu's martial arts skills make her a natural for the role, but Thurman proves to be a worthy adversary.
    • The instructor also noted that she was a natural and asked if she had had any prior training.
    • Pat Kenny described him as a natural in front of camera and that cannot be disputed.
  • 2

    • 2.1(note)

      nota natural feminine

    • 2.2also natural sign

      becuadro masculine
      • Such appearances certainly suggest that the e flat in ex.3 is no scribal error for e natural.


  • 1

    act natural disimula
    • She is German, unused to the Hollywood tradition of Barbie-esque perfection, and acts natural.
    • Ry's going to carry scars about that for the rest of her life no matter how natural she might act.