extend citizenship to an alien
index naturalize (make a citizen)

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  • naturalize — nat·u·ral·ize / na chə rə ˌlīz/ vt ized, iz·ing: to admit (a person) to citizenship nat·u·ral·iza·tion /ˌna chə rə lə zā shən/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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