Definition of "naturalisation" []

  • To give citizenship to (a person of foreign birth) (verb)
  • To be or cause to be adopted in another place, as a word, custom, etc (verb)
  • To introduce (a plant or animal from another region) and cause it to adapt to local conditions (verb)
  • (of a plant or animal) to adapt successfully to a foreign environment and spread there (verb)
  • To explain (something unusual) with reference to nature, excluding the supernatural (verb)
  • To make natural or more lifelike (verb)
  • Alternative spelling of naturalization. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "naturalisation" in a sentence
  • "The King wished that this opinion and this portrait should go straight into Germany, and create there a kind of naturalisation and adoption for his son."
  • "I felt the "naturalisation" of the "Roses of Midnight" would prove a difficult task."
  • "Italian life and manners; his actors belong by birth, or by a kind of naturalisation, to the colony of the American artists in Rome; and he therefore does not labour under the difficulty of being in imperfect sympathy with his creatures."