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instinct

1 noun ZOOL, PSYCH innate behaviourinstinn fem2  c m udúchas masc1  c m unádúr masc1  c m umianach masc1  c m utheir instinct is to fight back is é a nádúr iad féin a chosaint, déanann siad iad féin a chosaint ó nádúrhumans have an instinct for language tá caint sa dúchas ag an duine, cuid de mhianach an duine is ea an chaintthe instinct of the cat is to kill mice is é nádúr an chait lucha a mharú, tá sé sa dúchas ag an gcat lucha a mharú, is é mianach an chait lucha a mharúinstinct is stronger than upbringing is treise dúchas ná oiliúint proverb 2 noun tendencymy first instinct was to hit him ba é an chéad rud a rith liom é a bhualadhmy instinct told me that he was lying thuig mé i mo chroí istigh go raibh sé ag insint bréag, bhí rud éigin ag rá liom go raibh sé bréagachit's always best to follow your instincts is fearr i gcónaí cloí le cibé a thagann leat go nádúrthathose who have the instinct for adventure iad siúd a bhfuil dúchas na heachtraíochta iontu, iadsan a bhfuil mianach na heachtraíochta iontu, iadsan a bhfuil an eachtraíocht san fhuil acu
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3 noun knack or talentbua masc4  c m uféith fem2  c m ushe's got an instinct for languages tá bua na dteangacha aicihe's got strong business instincts tá an-chiall do chúrsaí gnó aige, tá féith an ghnó go smior annshe has a natural instinct to work hard tá obair chrua sa dúchas aici, is dual di bheith ag obair go crua

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