naturalised naturalised

Definition(s):

  • (adj) planted so as to give an effect of wild growth

Usage(s):

  • That means if a war breaks out between Australia and China, the naturalised Australian of Chinese heritage will not hesitate to take up arms to fight for his adopted country.

News

  • Soccer-Gimenez steers Cruz Azul to win over Guadalajara

    Aug 11 (Reuters) - Argentine-born midfielder Cristian Gimenez marked his first Mexico call-up by steering Cruz Azul to a 3-1 home win over Guadalajara in the Apertura championship watched by national team coach Jose Manuel de la Torre. "Chaco" Gimenez, one of the most respected players in the MX League, who has played in Mexico since 2004 and recently became a naturalised Mexican, laid on the ...
    on August 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. In a statement, Mr Brown said the men have "the opportunity to become naturalised citizens and thereafter afforded the right to travel and leave Bermuda, potentially settling elsewhere", although he said that the resettlement of the inmates was...
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Ewart Brown Source: Times Online

  2. Keegan said: "My father was a Geordie, I have got it in my genes. But yes, I do, I know what it means having played in them, having managed in them. This is Newcastle, I am a Geordie - I am naturalised almost now in these games because I have played...
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Kevin Keegan Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "Matias is a player I know well, we had him at Colo Colo, he was sold to the 'Yellow Submarine' (Villarreal), he s an Argentine naturalised Chilean so he won't fill a foreigner's berth (in the squad)," said Borghi.
    on May 20, 2010 By: Claudio Borghi Source: Reuters India

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