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Noun1.naturalisation - the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
naturalness - the quality of being natural or based on natural principles; "he accepted the naturalness of death"; "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner"
2.naturalisation - the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.naturalisation - the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous
first appearance, introduction, debut, entry, launching, unveiling - the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"
4.naturalisation - changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology; "the naturalization in English of many Italian words"
borrowing, adoption - the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"
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Natural Selection -- its power compared with man's selection -- its power on characters of trifling importance -- its power at all ages and on both sexes -- Sexual Selection -- On the generality of intercrosses between individuals of the same species -- Circumstances favourable and unfavourable to Natural Selection, namely, intercrossing, isolation, number of individuals -- Slow action -- Extinction caused by Natural Selection -- Divergence of Character, related to the diversity of inhabitants of any small area, and to naturalisation -- Action of Natural Selection, through Divergence of Character and Extinction, on the descendants from a common parent -- Explains the Grouping of all organic beings.
To this purpose, getting a kind of letter of naturalisation, I purchased as much land that was uncured as my money would reach, and formed a plan for my plantation and settlement; such a one as might be suitable to the stock which I proposed to myself to receive from England.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI), has discussed the operational performance indicators, as part of its strategy for the Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs sector.
Abu Dhabi: Lieutenant General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, ordered the establishment of a central administration at the naturalisation and residency departments to further improve customer satisfaction.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued an order to withdraw citizenship from six naturalised persons for committing acts posing threat to the State's security and safety, a source at the General Administration for Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs, has stated.
NATURALISATION is a divisive word that should not be used in the National Dialogue, according to one of the participants.
Summary: Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Authority (RAK FTZA) announced its "Gold Sponsorship" of the Ramadan Bowling Championship organised by the Naturalisation and Residence Department in Ras Al Khaimah for the third year.
Young foreign nationals who were born or who have grown up here, and whose only difference from their Swiss contemporaries is their foreign passport, find such cumbersome naturalisation conditions frustrating and deterrent," the council said at the time.
Applications for naturalisation of Mr GP Hinduja and Mr SP Hinduja were handled properly and no improper pressure was brought by any Minister.
Sir Anthony Hammond QC was charged by the Prime Minister with investigating the circumstances surrounding the granting of an application for naturalisation of wealthy Indian businessman Srichand Hinduja.
Record-high numbers of immigrants have recently acquired the citizenship of EU and OECD member countries, and the demand for naturalisation is unlikely to abate in the future.
Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs, handed the child, Mira, a certificate of appreciation along with a commemorative gift, wishing her good luck and excellence.