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N-UNCOUNT 大自然;自然界 Nature is all the animals, plants, and other things in the world that are not made by people, and all the events and processes that are not caused by people.
The most amazing thing about nature is its infinite variety.
...grasses that grow wild in nature.
N-SING 本质;性质 The nature of something is its basic quality or character.
Mr Sharp would not comment on the nature of the issues being investigated.
...the ambitious nature of the programme...
N-SING 性格;性情;禀性;天性 Someone's nature is their character, which they show by the way they behave.
Jeya feels that her ambitious nature made her unsuitable for an arranged marriage...
She trusted people. That was her nature...
PHRASE 违反自然;反常 If you say that something is against nature, you think that it is unnatural.
All these activities are against nature.
PHRASE 回归自然;返璞归真 If you want to get back to nature, you want to return to a simpler way of living.
She was very anxious to get away from cities and back to nature.
PHRASE 按其固有的性质;就其本质 If you say that something has a particular characteristic by its nature or by its very nature, you mean that things of that type always have that characteristic.
Peacekeeping, by its nature, makes pre-planning difficult...
One could argue that smoking, by its very nature, is addictive.
PHRASE (委婉说法)内急，需要去洗手间 Some people talk about a call of nature when referring politely to the need to go to the toilet.
I'm afraid I have to answer a call of nature.
PHRASE 理所当然地;必然地 If you say that something is in the nature of things, you mean that you would expect it to happen in the circumstances mentioned.
Of course, in the nature of things, and with a lot of drinking going on, people failed to notice...
Many have already died, and in the nature of things many more will die.
PHRASE 具有…性质的;与…类似的;…之类的 If you say that one thing is in the nature of another, you mean that it is like the other thing.
There is movement towards, I think, something in the nature of a pluralistic system...
It was in the nature of a debate rather than an argument.
PHRASE 第二天性;习性 If a way of behaving is second nature to you, you do it almost without thinking because it is easy for you or obvious to you.
Planning ahead had always come as second nature to her...
It's not easy at first, but it soon becomes second nature.