Meaning of “naturalization” in the English Dictionary


"naturalization" in Business English

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naturalizationnoun [ U ]

UK also naturalisation uk /ˌnætʃərəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ us /ˌnætʃərələˈzeɪʃən/ LAW

the process of becoming or making someone a citizen of a country that they were not born in:

The new system was trialed with more than 6,000 immigrants who were applying for naturalization.
a naturalization application/certificate/petition

(Definition of “naturalization” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)