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Overview of noun naturalization

The noun naturalization has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. naturalization, naturalisation

(the quality of being brought into conformity with nature)

2. naturalization, naturalisation

(the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship)

3. naturalization, naturalisation

(the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous)

4. naturalization, naturalisation

(changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology; "the naturalization in English of many Italian words") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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