naturalization

[ nach-er-uh-lahyz, nach-ruh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF naturalization
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NATURALIZATION

They were anxious to make their naturalization complete, and it soon became so.

But the trick was finally discovered and the naturalization cancelled.

Then there is the foreign-born American, who is such by naturalization.

Denial of the right of naturalization to Jews on the ground that they are not assimilable.

The proverb "In Rome do as the Romans do" is a basic principle of naturalization.

What is this naturalization, however, but a sort of parable of human life?

Speech in Parliament of naturalization of the Scottish nation: printed 1641.

Charters of Henry I. provided for naturalization of these aliens.

But naturalization is not forced upon you if you prefer to be an alien.

But this disqualification is removed by the Naturalization Act 1870.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from Middle French naturalisation, from naturaliser (see naturalize).

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