Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle naturalizing
, past tense , past participle naturalized
regional note: in BRIT, also use naturalise
of plant means
in an area where it is not usually found
. If a plant naturalizes
in an area where it was not found before, it starts to grow there naturally
A friend sent me a root from Mexico, and I hope to naturalize it.
The plant naturalises well in grass.
No one expects the Baltic states to naturalise young Russian soldiers, but army pensioners
can be given citizenship.
) uncountable noun
They swore their allegiance to the U.S.A. and received their naturalization papers.
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