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Below you will find the definition of natal, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a port city in northeastern Brazil
EXAMPLES - Natal in a Sentence
- I don't really know, but I have seen "natal" teeth. (source)
- Ya, Project Baby (come on, "natal"?) sounds promising. (source)
- The diagnoses came following a routine pre-natal screening. (source)
- Zoe Williams 'new book is based on her Anti-natal columns for G2. (source)
- We feel in our natal-memories that we can survive without a planet. (source)
- Wow - I wonder what kind of pre-natal vitamins was their mother taking? (source)
- A few minutes later, two neo-natal nurses joined us with their own tears. (source)
- Orissa Business and Career: Orissa has high neo-natal deaths: Unicef report (source)
- Two poems revealed themselves to the bald-headed gray-bearded old poet on this fine natal morning. (source)
- This is not a change of subject; it is another bitter fruit of the old man's anti-natal philosophy. (source)
- a birthday poem to herself, and she made 'natal' rhyme with 'Milton,' which, of course, it wouldn't. (source)
- Breeding pairs maintain a number of dens, but a pair will select a primary "natal" den in late winter. (source)
- Most of the parents in the neo-natal unit were far too modest to sit there naked, even behind curtains. (source)
- Then consider that this is their natal country, their home, yet they pass most of their lives in another place. (source)
- Thus Redclyffe really found less antiquity here, than in the graveyard which might almost be called his natal spot. (source)
- How do your friends rationalize allowing pre-natal, neo-natal, premature or newborn deaths for lack of medical care? (source)
- RPT: How do your friends rationalize allowing pre-natal, neo-natal, premature or newborn deaths for lack of medical care? (source)
- Post-natal infant mortality rates put the United States 44th in the world, per the CIA, lower than the much-disparaged Cuba. (source)
- I saw him for a few brief seconds over my shoulder in the delivery room, and then he was whisked away to neo-natal intensive care. (source)
- For too many ministers, the trek to fellowship begins in a place of isolation, even disconnection, away from the 'natal' community. (source)
- Yet her doctors are flying by the seats of their pants because the only existing guidance is for dealing with fistulae in natal females. (source)
- DougInSanDiego: RPT: How do your friends rationalize allowing pre-natal, neo-natal, premature or newborn deaths for lack of medical care? (source)
- He added that the Vscan is not primarily targeted at the traditional pre-natal medical market but at emergency rooms and general physicians. (source)
- She recalls Charles Lindbergh flying right over her house in Brewster, N.Y. en route to her natal Paris, even though Brewster was far off Lindy's route. (source)
- I've had firsthand experience of pre-and post-natal care in Canada, the US and the UK; I've also seen the Canadian, US and UK palliative care system in action. (source)
- He weighed enough to go right to the nursery and home on time (7 days later), but Avigail, his twin sister, had to stay in the neo-natal unit for over two weeks. (source)
- The subtitle doesn't clear up the mystery: There are six "Scenes of Money and Death" taking place in the Bard's natal Warwickshire near the end of his life in 1615 and 1616. (source)
- The role of the stars in the life of individuals is known as "natal" astrology while "mundane" astrology deals with the fate of nations and concepts like the AGE OF AQUARIUS. (source)
- The third area is pre-natal testing where cells are examined for possible abnormalities in the foetus, in families where single gene disorders have been identified by DNA analysis. (source)
- Yet the research comes in part from the work of Dr. Kenneth Zucker, whose Toronto clinic provides treatments that encourage the child to accept their natal sex and associated gender. (source)
- It's easy to promise comprehensive pre-natal-to-toddler programs for families with special-needs children, more resources for charter schools or a doubling of school guidance counselors. (source)
- The day of Kudra's fifteenth natal anniversary began like any other, with a predawn bath in the river, followed by prayers to Kali and an offering of clarified butter in the courtyard cookfire. (source)
- We know that, in the Everglades, there are alligators that are hermaphroditic because of the -- because they are exposed to so much estrogen in the early parts of their lives, in the natal parts of their lives. (source)
- Perversely enough, the heavy-worlders were intensely attached to their natal worlds and most of them, having made their credit balance high enough to retire in comfort, happily returned to the cruel conditions which had developed their sub-grouping. (source)
- He took it luxuriously because he believed in his fortune, a kind of natal star, the common heritage of the adventurous, that brought him his good things in time, in return for energetic strivings in a higher direction apart from his natural longings. (source)
- According to Judy Stamps from the University of California at Davis, like humans who move out of their parents 'houses in adulthood, most animals leave their birthplaces before they start to raise families of their own, a phenomenon known as natal dispersal. (source)
- During the first three ages of Christianity they were contented with celebrating the day of the death of martyrs, which they called their natal day, by assembling in the cemeteries where their bodies lay, to pray for them, as we have remarked in the article on (source)
- The challenge during the rebuilding process is how to support the grassroots, natif-natal, the home-grown spirit of unity and solidarity, and how to ensure that the majority of the aid gets in the hands of those who most need it, who should be directing this process. (source)
- Heinlein may have been a opinionated old fart, but he usually put a lot of thought into his opinions, and he draws a completely valid distinction between what he called natal horological astrology and the type of astrology that was the historical precursor for modern astronomy. (source)
- Moreover, if I were to fall pregnant tomorrow, even on my low-income I would be treated to regular check-ups, help to quit smoking with free NHS classes, ante-and-post natal care, and food vouchers so that I could afford to drink milk, eat vegetables and take supplements to safeguard my health and the health of the foetus. (source)
- As we now know from maternal surveys and early childhood programs, poor pregnant women often suffer from insufficient nutrition, iodine deficiency and inadequate pre-natal care, all of which are suppressing human capabilities at 'womb' and jeopardizing the future in a big way as the gap between the poor child and the well-off child can never be bridged. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 51.0, which suggests that "natal" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 25 synonyms for natal.
built-in, congenital, connate, connatural, constitutional, endemic, essential, fundamental, genuine, hereditary, implanted, inborn, inbred, indigenous, ingrained, inherited, instinctive, intrinsic, inveterate, inwrought, natural, original, real, unacquired, wild
We have 7 antonyms for natal.
alien, auxiliary, foreign, minor, outside, secondary, unimportant
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of natal from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Of, relating to, or accompanying birth: natal injuries.
- (adjective) Of or associated with the time or place of one's birth: a natal star.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) Of or relating to birth
- (adjective) Of or relating to the buttocks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Of or pertaining to one's birth; accompying or dating from one's birth; native.
- (adjective) Presiding over nativity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Of or pertaining to one's birth; connected with or dating from one's birth.
- (None) Presiding over birthdays or nativities.
- (None) Native; own; original.
- (None) Synonyms Natural, etc. See native.
- (noun) A person's nativity; birthday.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a port city in northeastern Brazil
- (adjective) relating to or accompanying birth
- (noun) a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
- (adjective) of or relating to the buttocks