naturalization

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From Middle French naturalisation

Noun[edit]

naturalization ‎(plural naturalizations)

  1. The action of naturalizing somebody; act of granting citizenship.
  2. The admission or adoption of foreign words or customs into general use.
  3. The introduction and establishment of an animal or plant into a place where it is not indigenous.

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