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Synonyms for naturalization

the quality of being brought into conformity with nature

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the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship

the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous

changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology

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While Nickles's bill would not cover immigrants such as Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm, who moved with her family from Canada to the United States at age four and later became a naturalized citizen, it would address the exclusion of foreign-born adoptees.
My father emphasized the fact that my sisters and I were Americans and that they were naturalized citizens.
Apparently newly naturalized citizens in Australia get invited to dinner with their parliamentary representative, which is not only a wonderful gesture but also a valuable civic message.
Posada was accused of lying on an application and during an interview to become a naturalized citizen.
Sister Dorothy (73), a naturalized citizen of Brazil, had worked for over 20 years with landless peasants.
rye seen someone with no military experience apply for a grant for veterans and a naturalized citizen from Eastern Europe apply for a minority grant," says Jerome Katz, of Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business.
James Hospital and Treasurer of Montana Nurses' Association District 2 (Butte area); Kathy Maloney, Deputy Clerk for US Bankruptcy Court; Lori Maloney, Clerk of District Court and past president of the Montana Association of Clerk of Court, past president of the Sorptomist's Club, currently serving on State of Montana's District Court Council and charter member of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hiberians; William "Bubba" Maloney and wife Mary Kay Thompson; Steven Maloney and wife Celine Lavelle from Velentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland and a naturalized citizen since last March.
A native of Poland and naturalized citizen of the United States, Koziel earned bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.
Funding for these expanded legal services was made possible by the National Association of Public Interest Law, the Florida Bar Foundation, and Greenberg Traurig in response to the increased need of the Haitian community for assistance in becoming a naturalized citizen.
naturalized citizen named Manoel Lourenco Gab was arrested in Sao Paulo trying to smuggle to Pennsylvania 24 hyacinth macaw eggs estimated to be worth $10,000 each.
Under our Constitution, a naturalized citizen stands on an equal footing with the native citizen in all respects, save that of eligibility to the Presidency.
This six-page poem includes sexual puns, remembrances of past lovers, praise for masturbation, remarks the judge made to her when she became a naturalized citizen, reminders of those denied citizenship, plus reflections on being in bed with a lover when the Persian Gulf war began: "Last night, in our large, rotund bed,/ we witnessed the fall.
Evidence shows that there is a significant economic advantage to becoming a fully naturalized citizen.