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synonyms for nonnative

  • alien
  • different
  • external
  • offshore
  • overseas
  • unfamiliar
  • strange
  • adopted
  • alienated
  • antipodal
  • barbarian
  • barbaric
  • borrowed
  • derived
  • distant
  • estranged
  • exiled
  • exotic
  • expatriate
  • extralocal
  • extraneous
  • extrinsic
  • far
  • far-fetched
  • far-off
  • faraway
  • from abroad
  • immigrant
  • imported
  • inaccessible
  • nonresident
  • not domestic
  • not native
  • outlandish
  • outside
  • remote
  • transoceanic
  • unaccustomed
  • unexplored
  • unknown

antonyms for nonnative

MOST RELEVANT
  • characteristic
  • familiar
  • known
  • local
  • national
  • native
  • regular
  • relevant
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How to use nonnative in a sentence

Some studies have found that planting nonnative trees in Canada and China on a large scale, for example, has disturbed natural ecosystems, worsened wildfires and depleted groundwater levels.
AS MORE COMPANIES MAKE NET-ZERO PLEDGES, SOME AREN’T AS GOOD AS THEY SOUNDELOISE BARRYNOVEMBER 15, 2021TIME
According to the department, it’s illegal to transport and release fish or other species in public waters, whether they are native or nonnative.
WHEN A FISHERMAN PULLED IN HIS LINE, HE KNEW HE HAD ‘SOMETHING WEIRD’: A 40-POUND ALLIGATOR GARPAULINA FIROZIOCTOBER 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Like their nonnative neighbors, some members contracted the coronavirus and had to be hospitalized.
COVID FUNDS SPELL RELIEF FOR SIX VIRGINIA INDIAN TRIBESJENNA PORTNOYJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For example, the scientist and writer Rachel Carson advocated importing nonnative species as an alternative to using pesticides.
BILL GATES AND THE PROBLEM WITH CLIMATE SOLUTIONISMKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Eventually, different plants come in, usually invasive, nonnative species, says Bradley Herrick, an ecologist and research program manager at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum.
INVASIVE JUMPING WORMS DAMAGE U.S. SOIL AND THREATEN FORESTSMEGAN SEVERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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