Definitions

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  • adj. Not naturalized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not naturalized; not made natural; unnatural.
  • Not invested, as a foreigner, with the rights and privileges of a native subject or citizen; alien.

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

  • adj. not having acquired citizenship

Etymologies

un- +‎ naturalized (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Suppose one fourth of these only are voters -- that is, deduct one half for females, and allow that one half of the male moiety is made up of persons either between twenty and twenty-one years of age, or of those who are unnaturalized, which is a most liberal allowance when we consider where the great mass of ignorance belongs, and that the number of ignorant immigrants is much less at the South than at the North -- and we have = 192,500 = voters in the United States who are unable to read and write.

    Popular Education For the use of Parents and Teachers, and for Young Persons of Both Sexes

  • She continues with bare, conclusory allegations that the President is "an alien, possibly even an unnaturalized or even an unadmitted illegal alien . . . without so much as lawful residency in the United States."

    Judicial Humor

  • Relic, old top...when were these unborn, unnaturalized lives you so blithely refer to Americanized and made citizens?

    Analyzing Obama's moves on abortion | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • Yet, citing a need to prevent illegal voting by unnaturalized immigrants, 18 states have introduced bills that would require documented proof of citizenship when registering to vote.

    Electoral Dirty Tricks Coming Soon To An In-Box Near You

  • He has privately stated to leading Democratic citizens, however, that he is employed by the Democratic National Committee to obtain evidence to show that Gen. Arthur is an unnaturalized foreigner.

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  • The unnaturalized foreigner threatens us with other dangers than those which would be created by our indigenous American land-grabber.

    Black and White

  • Attorney General Francis Biddle announced that 600,000 unnaturalized Italians in the U.S. would no longer be classed as enemy aliens.

    1942

  • In respect to political privileges, their condition was much like that of unnaturalized foreigners in the United States; whatever their wealth or intelligence, or moral principle, or love for our institutions, they can neither go to the ballot-box, nor own the soil, nor be eligible to office.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • The returning soldier has no use for anyone living here who is not wholly American, and is for expelling the unnaturalized alien wherever found.

    The Story of The American Legion

  • Oct. 21 -- All unnaturalized German and Austrian residents between ages of

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

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