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Adj.1.nonnative - not being or composed of aborigines; "the nonnative population of South Africa"
aboriginal, native - characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"
2.nonnative - of persons born in another area or country than that lived in; "our large nonnative population"
foreign, strange - relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
3.nonnative - of plants or animals originating in a part of the world other than where they are growing
foreign, strange - relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
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These questions have become more important because the number of nonnative English students in business communication classrooms in the U.S., the United Kingdom, Australia, and so forth is increasing and because English is becoming more important for business and education in many Asian and African countries.
His project, The effects of biological invasions on the ecological integrity of rivers and biomonitoring indices: identifying challenges and predicting the consequences, will investigate the effects of several nonnative invertebrates including killer and demon shrimp and the Asian clam on the ecology and assessment of the health of UK river ecosystems.
Volunteers collect seeds or remove nonnative plants.
Habitat alterations and nonnative fish introductions are generally considered the two most critical elements in the reduction or extirpation of native fish fauna in the western United States (Miller, 1961; Minckley et al, 2003).
Schwartz "Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees: Gardening Alternatives to Nonnative Species" is the companion volume to "The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Plants" and offers another indispensable instructional and reference guide to replacing nonnative plants with native alternatives with respect to the native woody species that are the backbone of Midwestern gardens and landscapes.
The shrubs that define chaparral systems are slow to grow back, and that can allow nonnative grasses to establish.
Differences in teaching behavior between native and nonnative speaker teachers: As seen by the learners.
Now, more than 50 nonnative species accompany these original fishes--some intentionally introduced by agencies to bolster local sport fisheries, and others illicitly introduced by the public.
Joan Walley, chair of the committee, said more nonnative species were being seen in Britain than ever before.
One of the areas I would like to share here is that of communication with nonnative speakers of English.
The Law Commission is warning nonnative species threaten ecosystems and damage property and infrastructure and said existing law does not contain sufficient powers to allow for effective control or eradication.
Snake in the Grass: An Everglades Invasion identifies a plague affecting the Florida Everglades: the invasion of the nonnative Burmese python, one of the largest snakes on the planet.