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adaptation

noun [C/U]  /ˌæd·əpˈteɪ·ʃən, -ˌæp-/ us  
something produced to adjust to different conditions or uses, or to meet different situations: [C] The movie was an adaptation of a novel. biology a characteristic of a plant or animal that makes it able to adjust to the conditions of a particular environment
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