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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of naturalise.
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Though that's of course difficult to say, since it must have been a really old loan, and doesn't 'feel' foreign, once it naturalises into the language.
However, the very establishment of such a thing brings in new plants, and perhaps naturalises them.
He recalls seeking advice from the US Office of Special Investigations, which de-naturalises and deports war criminals in America, as to whether he should accept the offer of a job looking for Nazis full-time.
We don’t really lust to beat children, and the view that we do so only naturalises the existing abuse- much the way some otherd view rape as natural and I wish certain kinds of feminists would apply self-actualisation principles to men and realise that men rape not from selfhood but the brutalisation of selfhood- and yes, the more I think it over the more firmly i conclude that I still believe this.