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Verb: naturalise  'na-chu-ru,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: naturalize)
  1. Adopt to another place
    "The stories had become naturalised into an American setting";
    - naturalize
  2. Make more natural or lifelike
    - naturalize
  3. Make into a citizen
    "The French family was naturalised last year";
    - naturalize
  4. Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
    - domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, tame
  5. Explain with reference to nature
    - naturalize

Derived forms: naturalised, naturalises, naturalising

Type of: accommodate, adapt, alter, change, explain, explicate, modify

Encyclopedia: Naturalise