adaptable

[ uh-dap-tuh-buh l ]
/ əˈdæp tə bəl /

adjective

capable of being adapted.
able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person.

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Origin of adaptable

First recorded in 1790–1800; adapt + -able

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