nativization

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

native +‎ -ization

Noun[edit]

nativization (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) The process whereby a language acquires native speakers.
  2. (linguistics, phonology) The process whereby a loan word’s pronunciation is adapted to the sound system of the borrowing language.