denizenize
index adopt, naturalize (make a citizen)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Denizenize — Den i*zen*ize, v. t. To constitute (one) a denizen; to denizen. Abbott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adopt — /ə däpt/ vt 1: to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) as one s own child esp. in compliance with formal legal procedures see also equitable adoption 2: to take or accept as if one s own [the company] adopt ed the signature on t …   Law dictionary

  • 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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