reacclimatize

verb
re·​ac·​cli·​ma·​tize | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈklī-mə-ˌtīz How to pronounce reacclimatize (audio) \
reacclimatized; reacclimatizing; reacclimatizes

Definition of reacclimatize

transitive + intransitive

: to readapt (someone or something) to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation : reacclimate reacclimatize indoor plants to outside conditions … their return ascent would have to be slow so their bodies could reacclimatize— Trevor Corson

First Known Use of reacclimatize

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Reacclimatize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reacclimatize. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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