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denaturalize

[dee-nach-er-uh-lahyz] /diˈnætʃ ər əˌlaɪz/
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
1790-1800; de- + naturalize
Related forms
denaturalization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for denaturalize

denaturalize

/diːˈnætʃrəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to deprive of nationality
2.
to make unnatural
Derived Forms
denaturalization, denaturalisation, noun
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