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EtymologyEdit

native +‎ -ization

NounEdit

nativization (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) The process whereby a language acquires native speakers.
  2. (linguistics, phonology) The process whereby a loan word’s pronunciation is adapted to the sound system of the borrowing language.