natural resource

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natural resource (plural natural resources)

  1. Any source of wealth that occurs naturally, especially minerals, fossil fuels, timber, etc.
    • 2017 December 1, Tom Breihan, “Mad Max: Fury Road might already be the best action movie ever made”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      There’s so much Trump in Joe: the overbearing and vainglorious rhetoric, the hogging of all natural resources, the willingness to treat people like property, the disappointing offspring.