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adjective artless, authentic, characteristic, connate, consistent, crude, free from affectation, genuine, inborn, inbred, indigenous, ingenerate, ingrained, innate, innatus, instinctive, instinctual, lifelike, native, nativus, normal, organic, original, pure, real, regular, true to life, typical, unadulterated, unartificial, uncultivated, unsynthetic, untouched
Associated concepts: natural law
See also: bodily, born, common, conventional, current, customary, familiar, genuine, habitual, informal, ingenuous, inherent, innate, legitimate, naive, native, normal, organic, physical, prevailing, real, realistic, regular, simple, sincere, spontaneous, unaffected, undistorted, unobtrusive, unpretentious, usual, veridical

SERVITUDES, NATURAL, civil law. Those servitudes which arise in consequence of the nature of the soil.
     2. By law the inferior heritages, are submitted in relation to the natural flow of waters, and the like, to the superior. An inferior field is, therefore, subject to the injury or prejudice which the situation of the ground, in its natural state, way cause it.

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In their analysis of four current Software AG customers using the company's Adabas transactional database management system and its Natural programming language for most or all of their critical applications, Forrester determined that legacy modernization would produce a five-year return-on-investment of 331% on a risk-adjusted basis, or $5,451,819 at net present value, with payback achieved in less than four months.
Because the original OASIS application was written in the NATURAL programming language and distributed over a Wide-Area Network, students could only access this system from dedicated workstations located in computer labs across campus.

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