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acclimate

[ ak-luh-meyt, uh-klahy-mit ]
/ ˈæk ləˌmeɪt, əˈklaɪ mɪt /
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verb (used with or without object), ac·cli·mat·ed, ac·cli·mat·ing.

to accustom or become accustomed to a new climate or environment; adapt.

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Origin of acclimate

From the French word acclimater, dating back to 1785–95. See ac-, climate

OTHER WORDS FROM acclimate

ac·cli·mat·a·ble [uh-klahy-mi-tuh-buhl], /əˈklaɪ mɪ tə bəl/, adjectiveac·cli·ma·tion [ak-luh-mey-shuhn], /ˌæk ləˈmeɪ ʃən/, nounre·ac·cli·mate, verb, re·ac·cli·mat·ed, re·ac·cli·mat·ing.un·ac·cli·mat·ed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acclimate

acclamation, acclimation
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