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English definition of “naturalize”


verb [T]  /ˈnætʃ·ər·əˌlɑɪz/ us  
to make someone a legal citizen of a country that the person was not born in
noun [U]  /ˌnætʃ·ər·ə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/ us  
She’s applied for naturalization.
(Definition of naturalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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