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Synonyms for indigenous
ɪnˈdɪdʒ ə nəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. indigenous(adjective)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indigenous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    native, not exotic

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How to use indigenous in a sentence?

  1. Vanessa Nosie:

    It's trying to wake up the world... how America is going to get better and heal is to learn the first chapter of what happened to indigenous people, this is a spiritual movement.

  2. Keshav Raj Kranthi:

    Just wait for the crucial three to four years to see a complete, natural turnaround. By then most farmers will give up Bt cotton and go for the indigenous variety.

  3. Daniel Beland:

    He depicted himself as a feminist, as someone who believes in indigenous reconciliation, and then you have two of his top female Cabinet ministers resign, and they are depicting him in a very different light.

  4. Jair Bolsonaro:

    Indigenous leaders like Chief Raoni are often used as pawns by foreign governments in their media war to advance their interests in the Amazon.

  5. Cornelia Flores:

    The problem for the indigenous is that we have been in Paraguay for 500 years and they have never helped us, we need to know how to preserve the forest that remains as a reserve. For example, giving us the tools and support so that we ourselves also don't deforest the lands.


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