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natural-born

Possessing an ability innately. The term is always used as a modifier before a noun. My daughter is a natural-born chef. She's only 10 and already she knows how to pair flavors together.

natural-born

mod. born with talent or skill. She is really a natural-born dancer.
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While he treats Poe as a friend, Duterte said there is only one way to become a natural-born citizen, and that is to 'go out of your mother's womb.
Poe's acquisition of dual citizenship after she came home "militates against her acquisition of natural-born status," said former dean of University of the East's College of Law Amado Valdez, also a complainant.
The Indiana board of elections ruled last month that Cruz is eligible to be on the state's ballot after legal challenges over whether he is a natural-born citizen.
Brion to inhibit themselves from the two petitions she filed challenging her disqualification by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as a presidential candidate for not being a natural-born citizen and for lack of the 10-year residency.
Madison, factors in President Washington's admonition about foreign attachment when formulating what the Founders and Framers meant by natural-born citizen.
In assessing Sabato's recent proposals for constitutional revision, including removing the natural-born citizen requirement, Phyllis Schlafly (2007), in one of her syndicated columns, wrote that this proposal "will bring cheers from the open-borders crowd eager to build a majority of diverse people unfamiliar with American rule of law.
District Court in August, alleging Obama is not a natural-born citizen and is thus ineligible to serve as president of the United States.
Lopez says Cortez is a natural-born jogger, therefore he is an ideal partner.
The President shall be at least 35 years old, a natural-born U.
In her glitzy scarf and black dress combo, Juliette may have looked a Natural Born rocker but with her dark roots also on display, Jules inadvertently revealed that she isn't a natural-born blonde.
In his 2003 book Natural-Born Cyborgs, the cognitive scientist Andy Clark argues that "what is special about human brains .
Moreover, the Constitution allows any natural-born citizen, loyal or not, to run for President and relies on voting rights and the judgment of the American people to keep disloyal people from being elected.
Natural-born Killers by Linda Casterline ISBN# 051623725X
The commission unanimously upheld an earlier decision of its division dismissing a petition alleging Poe ''misrepresented'' himself when he stated in his certificate of candidacy that he was a natural-born Filipino citizen, a requirement for running for public office.
The 1987 Constitution defines a natural-born Filipino citizen as one who acquires his or her Filipino citizenship without having to perform an act in order to perfect it.