Synonyms of naturalization


1. naturalization, naturalisation, naturalness

usage: the quality of being brought into conformity with nature

2. naturalization, naturalisation, proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings

usage: the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship

3. naturalization, naturalisation, introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry

usage: the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous

4. naturalization, naturalisation, borrowing, adoption

usage: changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology; "the naturalization in English of many Italian words"

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