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verb [transitive] naturalize pronunciation in American English /ˈnætʃ(ə)rəˌlaɪz/
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present tense
present participlenaturalizing
past tensenaturalized
past participlenaturalized
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  1. 1
    [usually passive] to allow someone who was not born in a particular country to become an official citizen of that country
  2. 2
    to encourage plants to grow or animals to live in an area where they are not usually found

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 naturalize pronunciation in American English /ˌnætʃ(ə)rəlɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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