naturalization love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The action of naturalizing somebody.
  • n. The admission or adoption of foreign words or customs into general use.
  • n. The introduction and establishment of an animal or plant into a place where it is not indigenous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of naturalizing, esp. of investing an alien with the rights and privileges of a native or citizen; also, the state of being naturalized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of naturalizing, or the state of being naturalized; specifically, in law, the act of receiving an alien into the condition, and investing him with the rights and privileges, of a natural subject or citizen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
  • n. the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
  • n. the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous
  • n. changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology


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