Main definitions of unnative in English

: unnative1unnative2

unnative1

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈneɪtɪv/

adjective

  • Not native; = "non-native".

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Howell (fl. 1560–1581), poet. From un- + native.

Main definitions of unnative in English

: unnative1unnative2

unnative2

Pronunciation /(ˌ)ʌnˈneɪtɪv/

verb

rare
  • To make (a person) no longer native.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865), novelist and short-story writer. From un- + native.