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.) narava
2) (the qualities born in a person; personality: She has a generous nature.) narava
3) (quality; what something is or consists of: What is the nature of your work?) narava
4) (a kind, type etc: bankers and other people of that nature.) vrsta
- in the nature of
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[néičə]
noun
narava, priroda; čud, vrsta, lastnost; military kaliber, premer; življenjska sila, primitivizem; botany drevesna smola
against ( —ali contrary to) nature — proti naravi, nadnaravno
by nature — po naravi
to ease ( —ali relieve) nature — opraviti potrebo
law of nature — naravni zakon
to go the way of nature — umreti
from nature — po naravi (v slikarstvu)
good nature — dobrodušnost
in the nature of — kot, po, zaradi, v svojstvu, podoben
of a grave nature — resen
of the same nature — iste vrste
to pay the debt of nature — ali to pay one's debt to nature — umreti
ia a state of nature — nag, divji, primitiven
true to nature — realističen, naraven
Nature Conservancy — urad za varstvo narave
it has become second nature with him — to mu je prešlo v meso in kri
things of this nature — stvari te vrste

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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