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au naturel

1. (of people) Not wearing something, typically clothing or make-up. Note the French spelling of "natural" in this phrase. We can't go to a nude beach‐I don't want to see complete strangers au naturel! Jane always looks like a different person without her make-up, totally au naturel.
2. (of food) Prepared in a very simple way. Note the French spelling of "natural" in this phrase. I know you're on a diet right now, so I prepared this au naturel, with no salt or sauces.
See also: Au

au naturel

  (formal)
1. without clothes or without make-up (= substances that women put on their faces to improve their appearance) I thought I'd leave off the lipstick for a couple of days and go au-naturel.
2. without having been cooked, or cooked in a very simple way with nothing added You can stew these berries briefly with a little sugar or you can eat them au naturel.
See also: Au
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