Definition of Natural resources

1. Noun. Resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature.

Exact synonyms: Natural Resource
Generic synonyms: Resource
Specialized synonyms: Land Resources, Mineral Resources, Renewable Resource

Definition of Natural resources

1. Noun. (plural of natural resource) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Natural Resources

natural person
natural persons
natural phenomenon
natural philosophy
natural pigment
natural preserve
natural price
natural prices
natural process
natural processes
natural product
natural products
natural reserve
natural resin
natural resource
natural resources (current term)
natural science
natural sciences
natural scientist
natural scientists
natural selection
natural shape
natural son
natural sons
natural spring
natural state
natural theology
natural transformation
natural unit
natural units

Literary usage of Natural resources

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"natural resources—Continued. Value of natural scenery. Outlook. 90: 149-61. S. 26, 'OS. Waste In external trade in general and with the Orient in particular ..."

2. The Foundations of National Prosperity: Studies in the Conservation of by Richard Theodore Ely, Ralph Henry Hess, Charles Kenneth Leith, Thomas Nixon Carver (1917)
"We use natural resources, then, in the common and convenient sense of ... Human and natural resources are both as indispensable as are the two blades of a ..."

3. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"CHAPTER THREE natural resources IN THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT IN the last chapter we considered the need of transforming, through training, ..."

4. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"THE CONSERVATION OF natural resources PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT There can be no greater issue than that of conservation in this country. ..."

5. OECD Territorial Reviewsby Organization for Economic Cooperation An, Development (COR), (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope by Organization for Economic Cooperation An, Development (COR), (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2002)
"natural resources are very unevenly distributed across Canada, ... Furthermore, taxes on natural resources create a number of territorial fiscal ..."

6. Environmental Performance Reviews by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"Management of water resources Institutions The Ministry of natural resources (MNR), which includes the Federal Water Committee ..."

7. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"The final pages of the report comprise sections on natural resources and agriculture and an excellent bibliography with historic comments on the early ..."

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