naturalize :

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na chuh ruh lahyz

  • v  make into a citizen
    The French family was naturalized last year
  • v  explain with reference to nature
  • v  adopt to another place
    The stories had become naturalized into an American setting
  • v  make more natural or lifelike
  • v  adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

  • Inside the saloon, everybody was handed a red card stating: "Please naturalize the bearer.
  • Said he could not think of a better day to naturalize American citizens than July 4, or a better place to do it than Iraq.

  • Mircea Sandu in International Herald Tribune
    I've called (the authorities) and said that if there are some players who are playing well we should naturalize them,Romanian Football Federation head Mircea Sandu said Wednesday.
  • Amin Gemayel in Naharnet
    While expressing openness to discuss the issue of Palestinian rights, Gemayel told reporters that "there is a veiled attempt to naturalize Palestinians."

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