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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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Because some individuals continue to exercise rights in other countries, some have expressed concerns that those countries may not know that these individuals have renounced such citizenship upon naturalizing in the United States.
The FPM leader stressed that naturalizing Palestinians was a "real" rather than a "theoretical conspiracy that has started in 1948.
The Naturalization Quality Procedure program began last November after the INS came under a hail of criticism for naturalizing citizens with criminal records.
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Should they opt for tawtin, namely, for naturalizing into Syrian citizenship, they would be denied, under the current League of Arab States Provision above, the right of abode as citizens in their homeland.
Audi presents students, academics, and researchers with a critical examination of philosophical naturalism, evaluating the naturalizing of normative properties, and proposing a theory of action-explanation.