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Definition 1: the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for naturalization in the sense of this definition

(naturalization is a kind of ...) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

(naturalization belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology - [noun denoting act]

Samples where naturalization or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the naturalization in English of many Italian words

Synonyms for naturalization in the sense of this definition

(naturalization is a kind of ...) the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

"the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"

Definition 3: the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for naturalization in the sense of this definition

(naturalization is a kind of ...) the act of beginning something new

"they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"

Definition 4: the quality of being brought into conformity with nature - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for naturalization in the sense of this definition

(naturalization is a kind of ...) the quality of being natural or based on natural principles

"he accepted the naturalness of death" "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner"

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