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English definition of “naturalize”

naturalize

verb [T]    /ˈnætʃ·ər·əˌlɑɪz/
to make someone a legal citizen of a country that the person was not born in naturalization    /ˌnætʃ·ər·ə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/ noun [U] She’s applied for naturalization.
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