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- n. A person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue.
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- n. a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood
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But almost every native speaker of American English knows oh-oh to mean “watch out” or “trouble ahead”; when our leading lexicographers read this, they will utter uh-oh and hasten to include the commonly exclaimed warning in their next revisions.