native-born native-born


  • (adj) belonging to a place by birth


  1. But the discrepancy is also evident when native-born blacks are compared with black immigrants from the West Indies and Africa.
  2. But only in Singapore, which is a British Crown Colony, do native-born Chinese have full British citizenship.
  3. Loyalists comprised some 20% of the white American population in the colonies during the war, and their ranks included men and women, rich and poor, immigrants and native-born.


  1. Jeb Bush: Immigrants 'more fertile,' fuel economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told religious conservatives Friday that the future of the nation's economy depends upon immigrants in part because they "are more fertile" and create more businesses than native-born Americans.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Jeb Bush says immigrants 'more fertile.' Is that right?

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday told an audience of conservatives that the future of the US economy depends on immigrants in part because they are “more fertile” than native-born Americans and thus will produce many young workers to help support the aging US boomer generation.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  3. Jeb Bush: Immigrants are ‘more fertile’

    Jeb Bush, a former governor of Florida, had a lot to say at Friday's Faith and Freedom Coalition conference. But the thing that has everyone talking: his description of immigrants as "more fertile" than native-born Americans. Bush, a recurring potential candidate for president, is fluent in Spanish, married a Mexican-born woman and has a strong [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Ticket via Yahoo! News


  1. One report notes that Rubenstein says Carlyle "was an early investor in the Chinese marketplace," that its China office "has hired many native-born Chinese, and the company is seeking to build its buyout and growth-capital businesses there."
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: David Rubenstein Source: Right Side News

  2. "We rank 45th in the country for the percentage of native-born residents who earn college degrees. And as a nation, we are one of just two industrialized countries in the world whose college-completion rate is actually declining. We can do better....
    on May 14, 2008 By: Bill Ritter Source: Sky Hi Daily News

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