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v. nat·u·ral·ized, nat·u·ral·iz·ing, nat·u·ral·iz·es
1. To grant full citizenship to (one of foreign birth).
2. To adopt (something foreign, such as a custom or a word from another language) into general use.
3. To introduce and establish (a species) in an environment to which it is not native: European birds that became naturalized in North America.
4. To explain (an occurrence, for example) by natural causes in contrast to supernatural causes.
To become naturalized or acclimated.
nat′u·ral·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit having been given citizenship of a country that one was not born in
1. Bulbs planted to appear as if they were natural, either in grass or under the canopy of trees and shrubs.
2. An introduced plant behaving like a native by growing freely in the wild.
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|Adj.||1.||naturalized - introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation|
|2.||naturalized - planted so as to give an effect of wild growth; "drifts of naturalized daffodils"|
planted - set in the soil for growth