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naturalized


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Naturalize  \Nat"u*ral*ize\  (?;  135),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Naturalized};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Naturalizing}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  naturaliser  See  {Natural}.] 
  1.  To  make  natural;  as  custom  naturalizes  labor  or  study. 
 
  2.  To  confer  the  rights  and  privileges  of  a  native  subject  or 
  citizen  on  to  make  as  if  native;  to  adopt,  as  a  foreigner 
  into  a  nation  or  state,  and  place  in  the  condition  of  a 
  native  subject. 
 
  3.  To  receive  or  adopt  as  native,  natural,  or  vernacular;  to 
  make  one's  own  as  to  naturalize  foreign  words 
 
  4.  To  adapt;  to  accustom;  to  habituate;  to  acclimate;  to 
  cause  to  grow  as  under  natural  conditions. 
 
  Its  wearer  suggested  that  pears  and  peaches  might 
  yet  be  naturalized  in  the  New  England  climate. 
  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  naturalized 
  adj  1:  introduced  from  another  region  and  persisting  without 
  cultivation  [syn:  {established}] 
  2:  planted  so  as  to  give  an  effect  of  wild  growth;  "drifts  of 
  naturalized  daffodils" 




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