Definitions for native speaker

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. native speaker(noun)

    a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood

    "native speakers of French"


  1. native speaker(Noun)

    A person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue.


  1. Native Speaker

    Native Speaker is Chang-Rae Lee’s first novel. In Native Speaker, he creates a man named Henry Park who tries to assimilate into American society and become a “native speaker.”

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

native speaker

a person who has spoken a particular language ever since he was able to speak at all

I am a native speaker of English; a native Spanish speaker.

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