endow with rights of citizenship

endow with rights of citizenship
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

  • naturalize — v 1. confer citizenship upon, endow 768with rights of citizenship, swear in or admit as a citizen; enfranchise, franchise, grant suffrage to. 2. introduce, adopt, accept, assimilate, absorb, take into, incorporate, homogenize, blend together. 3.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dower — vb Dower, endow, endue are comparable when meaning to furnish or provide with a gift. Dower specifically denotes the provision of the dowry which a woman brings to a husband in marriage {a well dowered bride} It may also imply the bestowal of a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Serbia — /serr bee euh/, n. a former kingdom in S Europe: now, with revised boundaries, a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, in the N part; includes the autonomous provinces of Kosovo and Vojvodina. 9,660,000; 34,116 sq. mi. (88,360 sq. km). Cap.:… …   Universalium

  • Rhetoric — This article is about the art of rhetoric in general. For the work by Aristotle, see Rhetoric (Aristotle). Painting depicting a lecture in a knight academy, painted by Pieter Isaacsz or Reinhold Timm for Rosenborg Castle as part of a series of… …   Wikipedia

  • enfranchise — en·fran·chise /in fran ˌchīz/ vt chised, chis·ing: to grant franchise to; esp: to admit to the privileges of a citizen and esp. to voting rights the Twenty sixth Amendment enfranchised all citizens over 18 years of age compare emancipate Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • Statelessness — is the legal and social concept of a person lacking belonging (or a legally enforceable claim) to any recognised state. Statelessness is not always the same as lack of citizenship. De jure statelessness is where there exists no recognised state… …   Wikipedia

  • Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …   Universalium

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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