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endenizen

Line breaks: en|deni¦zen
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɛnɪz(ə)n
 
, ɛn-
 
/

Definition of endenizen in English:

verb

[with object]
Make (a foreigner) a citizen of a particular place; naturalize.
Example sentences
  • No author, excepting Pope, has done so much to endenizen the eminent poets of antiquity.
  • I shall get them either naturalized or endenizened by the Queen.
  • Only a dozen or so Jewish residents of New York ever managed to become endenizened in England.

Origin

late16th century: from en-1 + denizen.

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