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adaptability vs. flexibility

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  1. the ability to adjust to different conditions or circumstances:Educational institutions are switching to the new software because of its flexibility, adaptability, and ease of use.Critical thinking skills and emotional and intellectual adaptability are essential characteristics of an educated citizenry.
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  1. the ability to bend easily or without breaking:The shoe soles are made from elastic materials to provide perfect flexibility.
  2. the quality of being easily adapted or of offering many different options: This blogging platform is becoming more and more popular because of its flexibility, power, and simplicity.
  3. the ability and willingness to adjust one’s thinking or behavior: Being a resilient parent is all about flexibility.

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