naturalizes


naturalizes
naturalize (Amer.) nat·u·ral·ize || 'nætʃrəlaɪz v. confer citizenship; become a citizen; make into a citizen; adapt to the environment, adjust; acclimate, acclimatize; (Botany) cause a plant to become established and grow as if native (also naturalise)

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