Definition of Naturalisation

1. Noun. The quality of being brought into conformity with nature.

Exact synonyms: Naturalization
Generic synonyms: Naturalness
Derivative terms: Naturalise, Naturalise, Naturalize, Naturalize

2. Noun. The proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship.
Exact synonyms: Naturalization
Generic synonyms: Legal Proceeding, Proceeding, Proceedings
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Naturalise, Naturalize

3. Noun. The introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous.
Exact synonyms: Naturalization
Generic synonyms: Debut, Entry, First Appearance, Introduction, Launching, Unveiling
Derivative terms: Naturalise, Naturalize

4. Noun. Changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology. "The naturalization in English of many Italian words"
Exact synonyms: Naturalization
Generic synonyms: Adoption, Borrowing
Derivative terms: Naturalise, Naturalize

Definition of Naturalisation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of naturalization) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naturalisation

natural scientist
natural scientists
natural selection
natural shape
natural son
natural sons
natural spring
natural state
natural theology
natural transformation
natural unit
natural units
natural user interface
natural user interfaces
natural virtue
naturalisation (current term)
naturalistic fallacy

Literary usage of Naturalisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"This is the case because naturalisation is effected through a special grant of the naturalising State, and regularly involves either a change or a ..."

2. A Treatise on International Law by William Edward Hall, Alexander Pearce Higgins (1917)
"After the annexation of Frankfort to Prussia, a number of young men of that town, taking advantage of the looseness of Swiss naturalisation laws, ..."

3. International Law by John Westlake (1910)
"The naturalisation Act 1870 contains the provisions of British law necessary fo? ... naturalisation and Expatriation. Much of what had to be said about ..."

4. Halleck's International Law, Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse of States by Henry Wager Halleck (1893)
"It seems, therefore, that, so far as the practice of nations is concerned, the right of naturalisation is universally claimed and exercised, ..."

5. Exterritoriality: The Law Relating to Consular Jurisdiction and to Residence by Francis Taylor Piggott (1892)
"Subject ' means a subject of Her Majesty by birth and naturalisation; 'a protected person' means a person enjoying Her Majesty's protection." [Turkey, 1863. ..."

6. International Law by William Edward Hall (1880)
"CONDITIONS UPON WHICH naturalisation CAN BE ACQUIRED IN DIFFERENT STATES. ... naturalisation is also acquired as of course by the acceptance of a situation ..."

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