naturalization


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Naturalization \Nat`u*ral*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F.
   naturalisation.]
   The act or process of naturalizing, esp. of investing an
   alien with the rights and privileges of a native or citizen;
   also, the state of being naturalized.
   [1913 Webster]
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