naturalized naturalized  /ˈnæ tʃə rə ˌlaɪzd/


  1. (adj) introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
  2. (adj) planted so as to give an effect of wild growth



  1. The ruling evidently makes equally unenforceable a companion statute that has the same effect on naturalized Americans who live in any foreign country for five years.
  2. In 1964 it exempted naturalized Americans who return to their native countries for three or more years.
  3. According to his own statement, he became a naturalized German citizen.


  1. Olga Mendez

    SAN BERNARDINO -- Olga Mendez of Perris made her way across the seemingly endless parking lot of the National Orange Show Events Center Tuesday to reach the exhibit hall where she was scheduled to become a naturalized citizen of the United States.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Bernardino Sun

  2. San Bernardino naturalization ceremony draws 1,000 plus

    More than 1,000 immigrants were newly naturalized today in a ceremony at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Bernardino Sun

  3. Nazi-unit commander found living in Minn. built a regular voting record as naturalized citizen

    The former commander of a Nazi SS-led unit who made Minneapolis his home has maintained a regular voting history as a naturalized U.S. citizen.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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