What is another word for naturalized?

111 synonyms found


[ nˈat͡ʃəɹə͡lˌa͡ɪzd], [ nˈat‍ʃəɹə‍lˌa‍ɪzd], [ n_ˈa_tʃ_ə_ɹ_əl_ˌaɪ_z_d]

How to use "Naturalized" in context?

In one sense, the term "naturalized" has a straightforward meaning. A person who is naturalized is one who has become a citizen of a country other than the one in which they were born. In its broader sense, "naturalization" can refer to any process or state of being that transforms someone from a foreigner (or immigrant) to a full-fledged member of society.

To be naturalized, a person must meet a series of criteria, most importantly that they be of good character and have resided in the country for a certain amount of time.

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