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de·nat·u·ral·ize

 (dē-năch′ər-ə-līz′)
tr.v. de·nat·u·ral·ized, de·nat·u·ral·iz·ing, de·nat·u·ral·iz·es
1. To make unnatural.
2. To deprive of the rights of citizenship.

de·nat′u·ral·i·za′tion (-ər-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

denaturalize

(diːˈnætʃrəˌlaɪz) or

denaturalise

vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to deprive of nationality
2. to make unnatural
deˌnaturaliˈzation, deˌnaturaliˈsation n

de•nat•u•ral•ize

(diˈnætʃ ər əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to deprive of proper or true nature; make unnatural.
2. to deprive of the rights and privileges of citizenship or of naturalization.
[1790–1800]
de•nat`u•ral•i•za′tion, n.

denaturalize


Past participle: denaturalized
Gerund: denaturalizing

Imperative
denaturalize
denaturalize
Present
I denaturalize
you denaturalize
he/she/it denaturalizes
we denaturalize
you denaturalize
they denaturalize
Preterite
I denaturalized
you denaturalized
he/she/it denaturalized
we denaturalized
you denaturalized
they denaturalized
Present Continuous
I am denaturalizing
you are denaturalizing
he/she/it is denaturalizing
we are denaturalizing
you are denaturalizing
they are denaturalizing
Present Perfect
I have denaturalized
you have denaturalized
he/she/it has denaturalized
we have denaturalized
you have denaturalized
they have denaturalized
Past Continuous
I was denaturalizing
you were denaturalizing
he/she/it was denaturalizing
we were denaturalizing
you were denaturalizing
they were denaturalizing
Past Perfect
I had denaturalized
you had denaturalized
he/she/it had denaturalized
we had denaturalized
you had denaturalized
they had denaturalized
Future
I will denaturalize
you will denaturalize
he/she/it will denaturalize
we will denaturalize
you will denaturalize
they will denaturalize
Future Perfect
I will have denaturalized
you will have denaturalized
he/she/it will have denaturalized
we will have denaturalized
you will have denaturalized
they will have denaturalized
Future Continuous
I will be denaturalizing
you will be denaturalizing
he/she/it will be denaturalizing
we will be denaturalizing
you will be denaturalizing
they will be denaturalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been denaturalizing
you have been denaturalizing
he/she/it has been denaturalizing
we have been denaturalizing
you have been denaturalizing
they have been denaturalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been denaturalizing
you will have been denaturalizing
he/she/it will have been denaturalizing
we will have been denaturalizing
you will have been denaturalizing
they will have been denaturalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been denaturalizing
you had been denaturalizing
he/she/it had been denaturalizing
we had been denaturalizing
you had been denaturalizing
they had been denaturalizing
Conditional
I would denaturalize
you would denaturalize
he/she/it would denaturalize
we would denaturalize
you would denaturalize
they would denaturalize
Past Conditional
I would have denaturalized
you would have denaturalized
he/she/it would have denaturalized
we would have denaturalized
you would have denaturalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.denaturalize - make less natural or unnatural
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
naturalise, naturalize - make more natural or lifelike
2.denaturalize - strip of the rights and duties of citizenship; "The former Nazi was denaturalized"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
naturalize, naturalise - make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"
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Not any of them, I said; and that is precisely the accusation which I bring against them--not one of them is worthy of the philosophic nature, and hence that nature is warped and estranged;--as the exotic seed which is sown in a foreign land becomes denaturalized, and is wont to be overpowered and to lose itself in the new soil, even so this growth of philosophy, instead of persisting, degenerates and receives another character.
The legislation specifically targets individuals who were denaturalized because of their roles in the Nazi persecution or lost their citizenship through a settlement agreement with the Justice Department.
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Above it hangs a painting by one of the group's members, Bozena Grzyb-Jarodzka: Electric Kiss, 1988, depicts the familiar Hollywood motif of a glamorous kiss, yet in vivid, denaturalized colors--the woman is painted in pink and her partner in green.
They present seven essays that grapple with hybrid natural/political phenomena such as climate change, genetic engineering, and machine life and their implications for the denaturalized paradigm of contemporary political theory.
Its denaturalized images place figural emphasis on denaturalized conventions of the sequel to form an explicit exchange with the knowing spectator it is also generating.
Finally, the trope of clothing, so useful for interpreting the modernism it metonymically evokes, illuminates an understanding of a denaturalized body as shaped by its socially configured status.
Prior to 2000, the Immigration and Naturalization Service administratively denaturalized individuals when facts came to light revealing that an applicant had been ineligible at the time of naturalization.
After announcing that he had denaturalized himself from Spain, Aguirre elected Guzman to be "Prince and King of all Tierra Firme.
Since we shift our focus now to the second book of Daphnis and Chloe (in a sense this flash-forward is also a denaturalized mode of reading for the sake of the general argument), it is quite natural that the prologue has somewhat faded to the background of a normal reader's memory, and that this strong marker of sophistry is no longer as active as in the beginning of the story (although there are indeed some recurrent prompts to recall the prologue, but those might only have been picked up by the more concentrated readers).