Definition of natural number
1 : the number 1 or any number (as 3, 12, 432) obtained by adding 1 to it one or more times : a positive integer
2 : any of the positive integers together with 0 : a nonnegative integer
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Definition of natural number for Students
: the number 1 or any number obtained by adding 1 to it one or more times
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