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naturalize

(năch′ər-ə-līz′, năch′rə-)
v. natural·ized, natural·izing, natural·izes
v.tr.
To introduce and establish (a species) in an environment to which it is not native: European birds that became naturalized in North America.
v.intr.
To become naturalized or acclimated.

nat′u·ral·iz′a·ble adj.
nat′u·ral·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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There have been published court decisions specifically holding that if the parent naturalizes after the child's 21st birthday, the child is no longer eligible under the CSPA.
In the past two decades, the number of LPRs who submitted petitions to naturalize has increased more than four-fold, from about 207,000 in FY1991 to 899,000 in FY2012.
The farther north you go, the better they naturalize - as long as the ground doesn't freeze down to bulb level.
Grant of the right to naturalize into Syrian Arab Citizenship to the minor children [of the Arab applicant] even when their regular residence is abroad.
Doubts over Blatche's eligibility was raised by The Bulletin last June when it came across a story in the Korea Times detailing the aborted plans of the Korean Basketball League (KBL) to naturalize long-time import Aaron Haynes for the Asian Games.
Southwest natives and plants that naturalize there, in packets or in bulk.
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Basketball Federation (FLBB) is looking to naturalize American centers Loren Woods of Riyadi or Sagesse's Darryl Watkins after current national team player Jackson Vroman was deemed too expensive to represent The Cedars any longer.
You will face a class of politicians with treason as their main objective," he told the attendees, and urged Zahle residents not to sell their land, emigrate or allow the plan to naturalize Palestinians in Lebanon to succeed.
We won't accept a settlement that obliges Lebanon to naturalize even one Palestinian.
Like their familiar flag iris cousins, Sisrynchiums will slowly naturalize or take over a sunny or partially sunny patch of earth.
But I think the first step in doing that is making the right decision of who will you naturalize,' he said.
But we will continue to look for naturalized player-candidates,' Reyes said as he bared that Josh Reyes, his son and member of his staff, and another assistant, Jong Uichico, are now abroad looking for new players to naturalize.