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Synonyms for indigenous
ɪnˈdɪdʒ ə nəsin·dige·nous

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  1. indigenousadjective

    Born or engendered in, native to a land or region, especially before an intrusion.

    Synonyms:
    autochthonous, aboriginal, native

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indigenous

    Native denotes that which belongs to one by birth; natal that which pertains to the event of birth; natural denotes that which rests upon inherent qualities of character or being. We speak of one's native country, or of his natal day; of natural ability, native genius. Compare INHERENT; PRIMEVAL; RADICAL.

    Synonyms:
    innate, natal, native, natural, original

    Antonyms:
    acquired, alien, alien, artificial, assumed, foreign, unnatural

Princeton's WordNet

  1. autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenousadjective

    originating where it is found

    "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"

    Synonyms:
    endemical, autochthonous, autochthonic, autochthonal, endemic

    Antonyms:
    foreign, strange

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indigenousadjective

    Synonyms:
    native, not exotic

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How to use indigenous in a sentence?

  1. Phrang Roy:

    Indigenous peoples have a harmony and interconnectedness with( nature) that is based on balance and collaboration.

  2. The Speaker:

    When it comes to views of indigenous rights and indigenous peoples, those views must be from indigenous people... they can't be determined by people who are not indigenous.

  3. Francinara Soares:

    We are living a war against COVID. It’s a war against an invisible enemy, a war against time ... we don’t want to see any more people pass away, we hope to get enough oxygen. We hope to get vaccine for 100% of the indigenous population.

  4. Corine Fairbanks:

    The pope stating that this person is someone saintly, or someone to be looked up to, or even revered or prayed to is giving the international message that what happened (to indigenous people), was by divine right, thousands, hundreds of thousands of people were killed all in the name of Catholicism and progress, so to speak.

  5. Joenia Wapichana:

    Indigenous communities -- even the ones with basic health clinics -- just aren't prepared for coronavirus, which means those infected have to be removed and often travel long distances, and when they get there, they have to compete for hospitals, for ICU beds, for ventilators, because there just isn't enough.


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