- to acclimate.
Also especially British, ac·cli·ma·tise.
Origin of acclimatize
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From time to time we acclimatize and domesticate some foreign and wild species.Evolution, Old & New
In England more than one attempt to acclimatize the doctrines of Marr and Treitschke has been made.
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acclimatise acclimate (əˈklaɪmeɪt, ˈæklɪˌmeɪt)
- to adapt or become accustomed to a new climate or environment
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Word Origin and History for acclimatize
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