de-naturalize

denaturalize

[dee-nach-er-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), denaturalized, denaturalizing.
1.
to deprive of proper or true nature; make unnatural.
2.
to deprive of the rights and privileges of citizenship or of naturalization.
Also, especially British, denaturalise.


Origin:
1790–1800; de- + naturalize

denaturalization, noun
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denaturalize or denaturalise (diːˈnætʃrəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to deprive of nationality
2.  to make unnatural
 
denaturalise or denaturalise
 
vb
 
denaturali'zation or denaturalise
 
n
 
denaturali'sation or denaturalise
 
n

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