Definition of unnaturalized in English:

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unnaturalized

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈnatʃ(ə)rəlʌɪzd/
(also unnaturalised)

adjective

(Of a foreigner) not admitted to the citizenship of a country: unnaturalized immigrants
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  • Members of the Lincoln administration were most often asked if unnaturalized foreigners who were serving in the army, or had served previously, might be extended the franchise.
  • O'Mara recalls that the unnaturalized Germans living in Frederick Street were "rounded up and sent to the Isle of Man detention camp."
  • The percentage of aliens or unnaturalized citizens in Essex County rose from 1.5 % in 1820, to just under 11 % in 1835 and reached 15 % on the eve of the Civil War.

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