Etymology
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naturalization (n.)

"act of naturalizing; state of being naturalized;" specifically in reference to the act of receiving an alien into the condition of a natural citizen, 1570s, from French naturalisation, noun of action from naturaliser (see naturalize).

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Definitions of naturalization

naturalization (n.)
the quality of being brought into conformity with nature;
Synonyms: naturalisation
naturalization (n.)
the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship;
Synonyms: naturalisation
naturalization (n.)
the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous;
Synonyms: naturalisation
naturalization (n.)
changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology;
the naturalization in English of many Italian words
Synonyms: naturalisation
From wordnet.princeton.edu