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acclimatize

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verb ac·cli·ma·tize \ə-ˈklī-mə-ˌtīz\

Simple Definition of acclimatize

  • : to adjust or adapt to a new climate, place, or situation

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of acclimatize

acclimatized

acclimatizing

acclimatization

play \ə-ˌklī-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

acclimatizer

noun

Examples of acclimatize in a sentence

  1. The mountain climbers spent a few days acclimatizing themselves to the high altitude.

  2. <had lived through several northern winters before she fully acclimatized her wardrobe>



1815

First Known Use of acclimatize

1815


ACCLIMATIZE Defined for Kids

acclimatize

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verb ac·cli·ma·tize \ə-ˈklī-mə-ˌtīz\

Definition of acclimatize for Students

acclimatized

acclimatizing




Medical Dictionary

acclimatize

verb ac·cli·ma·tize

Medical Definition of acclimatize

acclimatized

or British

acclimatised

;

acclimatizing

or British

acclimatising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to adapt to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become acclimatized

acclimatization

or British

acclimatisation

\ə-ˌklī-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of acclimatize

or British

acclimatise

\ə-ˈklī-mə-ˌtīz\play


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