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Synonyms for indigenous
ɪnˈdɪdʒ ə nəsin·dige·nous

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Wiktionary3.3 / 3 votes

  1. indigenousadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    autochthonous, aboriginal, native

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes

  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 WordNet5.0 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. indigenousadjective

    Synonyms:
    native, not exotic

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How to use indigenous in a sentence?

  1. Verisk Maplecroft:

    Areas with a rapidly expanding agricultural frontier and a large indigenous population are particularly at risk for land conflicts.

  2. Sunny Red Bear:

    We as an Indigenous and native people in Rapid City sometimes we are not recognizing our power in our community, the power that we bring, the business that we bring to this community. We have the power to shift and make change if we stand together collectively.

  3. Alberto Wuazorna:

    We're making progress and working toward totally eradicating FGM. It's an issue that's being discussed now at local and national indigenous assemblies and is something we hope can end in the next 10 to 15 years.

  4. Jeff Wells:

    It is time the world recognizes the leadership and knowledge of Indigenous peoples and their governments in the boreal and across the world in stewarding their traditional territories, especially in the face of the increase in the size and frequency of wildfires.

  5. Echo Hawk:

    But while the Native community knows this, the issue has long been invisible in mainstream media. companies need to think about how they can partner with indigenous groups to raise global visibility around issues.


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