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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Changing how to pronounce a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology; The act of introducing animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous; The proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship;

Usage examples (36)
  • The naturalization in English of many Italian words
  • Our term naturalization signifies essentially the same thing; viz., that the subject is made to be a natural born
  • Also, in cases where naturalization is not at issue, commerce with foreign states would be.
  • One of the categories under which one may apply for naturalization is five years 'residency in Mexico. for more
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