naturalization : Definition, Usages, News and More

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nat shuh ruh luh zay shuhn

  • n  the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
  • n  the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
  • n  the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous
  • n  changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology
    the naturalization in English of many Italian words

  • In its commitment to secularity, has France denied a woman's naturalization application on the grounds that she's too Muslim?.
  • Those, in turn, will allow him to apply for naturalization on his 18th birthday so he can represent France on the international stage in the most French of all combat sports .
  • From Emma Lazarus' poem on the base of the Statue of Liberty, welcoming "huddled masses," to yesterday's naturalization ceremonies, immigration is as American as apple pie.
News & Articles

  • Raley Field Hosts Naturalization Ceremony As New Citizens Sworn In
    Hundreds of people were sworn in Wednesday at a naturalization ceremony held at Raley Field in West Sacramento.
    June 12, 2013 - CBS Sacramento
  • Out of Print
    Thursday, June 13 Richmond Fontaine, Ian Moore [LOCAL GOLD] Were there a naturalization test for new Portlanders, at least one Richmond Fontaine question would make the Scantron test. Perhaps: “Is Richmond Fontaine A) One of the tightest and most face-melting groups in Portland, B) Fronted by arguably the best lyricist in the city, C) An alt-country institution coming up on its 20th anniversary ...
    June 12, 2013 - Willamette Week
  • Boehner: Congress can do immigration this year
    Immigrants raise their hands as they take the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington on May 28. A bipartisan immigration bill would create a path to citizenship for the 11 million people in this country illegally.
    June 11, 2013 - 22 WSBT South Bend

  • Sepp Blatter in Taipei Times
    If we don't stop the fast naturalization of players in some countries, this will be a real danger,Blatter said. "There [are] 60 million footballers in Brazil but only 11 places in their national team."
  • Rita Verdonk in San Francisco Chronicle
    Taking everything into consideration, I have reached the conclusion that the naturalization decision of 1997 identifies Ayaan Hirsi Ali sufficiently and thus she did indeed correctly receive Dutch citizenship,Verdonk wrote.
  • Noli Eala in
    We believe that CJ may not possess some of the qualifications which we are looking for in the player who will be bestowed citizenship by naturalization,said Eala.

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