What part of speech is “natural”

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as a noun, 'natural' refers to a person regarded as having an innate gift or talent for a particular task or activity. In music, it also denotes a sign (♮) canceling a previous sharp or flat.

He's a natural when it comes to playing the guitar.

The piece had several sharps, flats, and naturals.

She's a natural in front of the camera.

when referring to someone as a 'natural,' it's a compliment, suggesting they have an inherent talent or ability. In music, the 'natural' sign is used to return a note to its original pitch after it has been altered by a sharp or flat.


when used as an adjective, 'natural' describes something that comes from nature or something that isn't altered or affected by humans. It can also refer to an inherent or innate quality.

The park is a protected area for natural wildlife.

She has a natural talent for singing.

It's only natural to feel nervous before a big presentation.

'Natural' can sometimes be used in marketing to imply that a product is healthy or wholesome, even if it's not entirely from nature. Always check product labels for clarity. Avoid confusing 'natural' with 'normal.' While both can sometimes be used interchangeably, 'normal' often refers to what's typical or expected, while 'natural' refers to what's inherent or unaltered.

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