Translation of "naturalize" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb UK usually naturalise uk /ˈnætʃ.ər.əl.aɪz/ us /-ɚ.rə.laɪz/

to make someone a legal citizen of a country that they were not born in

a naturalized US citizen
She has lived in Australia for a long time, and recently she was naturalized.
naturalization noun [ no plural ] UK usually naturalisation uk /ˌnætʃ.ər.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ɚ.rə.lə-/

(Translation of “naturalize” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)