nativeness
noun see native I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nativeness — Na tive*ness, n. The quality or state of being native. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nativeness — See natively. * * * …   Universalium

  • nativeness — noun The state or condition of being native …   Wiktionary

  • nativeness — na·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • nativeness — noun the quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin • Ant: ↑foreignness • Derivationally related forms: ↑native • Hypernyms: ↑quality • Hyponyms: ↑indigen …   Useful english dictionary

  • NNEST — (pronounced /ɛnˈnɛst/ en nest) or non native English speaking teachers is an acronym that refers to the growing body of English language teachers who speak English as a foreign or second language. The term was coined to highlight the dichotomy… …   Wikipedia

  • autochthony — noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) • Syn: ↑indigenousness, ↑endemism • Derivationally related forms: ↑autochthonic, ↑indigenous (for: ↑indigenousness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • endemism — noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) • Syn: ↑indigenousness, ↑autochthony • Derivationally related forms: ↑autochthonic (for: ↑autochthony), ↑indigenous ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • indigenousness — noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) • Syn: ↑autochthony, ↑endemism • Derivationally related forms: ↑autochthonic (for: ↑autochthony), ↑indigenous …   Useful english dictionary

  • native — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English natif, from Middle French, from Latin nativus, from natus, past participle of nasci to be born more at nation Date: 14th century 1. inborn, innate < native talents > 2. belonging to a particular place by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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