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nat·u·ral·ize

 (năch′ər-ə-līz′, năch′rə-)
v. nat·u·ral·ized, nat·u·ral·iz·ing, nat·u·ral·iz·es
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
To become naturalized or acclimated.

nat′u·ral·iz′a·ble adj.
nat′u·ral·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

naturalization

the process of assuming or being granted citizenship of a country, usually a country other than that of the person’s origin.
See also: Foreigners
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.naturalization - 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.naturalization - 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.naturalization - 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.naturalization - 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"
Translations
naturalizacja

naturalization

[ˌnætʃrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən]
A. Nnaturalización f
B. CPD naturalization papers NPLcarta fsing de ciudadanía

naturalization

[ˌnætʃərəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] naturalisation (British) n
[person] → naturalisation f
[species, plant] → acclimatation f

naturalization

nNaturalisierung f, → Einbürgerung f; naturalization papersEinbürgerungsurkunde f

naturalization

[ˌnætʃrəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (see vb) → naturalizzazione f; (XXX) → acclimatazione f
References in classic literature ?
"Says he's married, naturalized citizen, Lutheran Church, die- cutter by profession."
He's a naturalized citizen from Panama, who is an outspoken supporter of the United States as opposed to the shameless likes of ex-NFL'er Colin Kaepernick and female soccer player, Megan Rapinoe.
What really is the difference between case of Shujaat Azeem, a naturalized citizen of Canada who also served as Advisor to former PM and after a lot of criticism was re-designated as Special Assistant.
The President of the United States is married to a naturalized citizen. And nobody can legitimately question the patriotism of the First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump.
It found that many were based on such evidence as the voter in question having a "foreign sounding name," involved a clerical error, or were a case of a naturalized citizen registering to vote before they were actually sworn in.
So what exactly does it mean to be a naturalized citizen?
A legal permanent resident living in the United States since 1984, the 52-year-old Mexican native married, became a father of six and had steady employment, but he put off becoming a naturalized citizen until last December.
Carpio, SET chairman, even after the magistrate had declared that Senator Poe, being a foundling, is considered a naturalized citizen under the customary international law.
"In order to become a naturalized citizen, however, an applicant must generally be a Lawful Permanent Resident (green card holder) and affirmatively apply for citizenship.
"US Laws of Citizenship" is interesting because it presents immigration and citizenship information from the viewpoint of Tania Rowland, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic who became a naturalized citizen. Here is her answer to the question, "Do you think they should make it easier or harder to immigrate to the United States?
On October 31, he, along with 60 other immigrants from more than 30 countries, took the oath of citizenship at the state courthouse in Hartford, Conn, to become a naturalized citizen of the United States of America.