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denaturalize

verb de·nat·u·ral·ize \(ˌ)dē-ˈna-ch(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\

Definition of DENATURALIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to make unnatural
2
:  to deprive of the rights and duties of a citizen
de·nat·u·ral·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌna-ch(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of DENATURALIZE

1800

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