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Noun naturalisation has 4 senses
- naturalization, naturalisation - the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
--1 is a kind of naturalness
- naturalization, naturalisation - the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
--2 is a kind of proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings
- naturalization, naturalisation - the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous
--3 is a kind of introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry
- naturalization, naturalisation - changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology; "the naturalization in English of many Italian words"
--4 is a kind of borrowing, adoption