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v. natural·ized, natural·izing, natural·izes
To introduce and establish (a species) in an environment to which it is not native: European birds that became naturalized in North America.
To become naturalized or acclimated.
nat′u·ral·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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