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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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The farther north you go, the better they naturalize - as long as the ground doesn't freeze down to bulb level.
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But what we're waiting for is the imprimatur as to who we will really make the effort to naturalize, because when you start that process, it becomes really difficult,' he said.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Executive Director Renauld "Sonny" Barrios expressed confidence yesterday that President Aquino will sign a house bill that will naturalize American NBA veteran Andray Blatche.
'The more we naturalize, the more difficult it becomes because the argument that we are frequently confronted with is the argument that we have too many naturalized players.
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Don't naturalize after your child's 21st birthday if he or she is CSPA eligible.