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English definition of “adaptation”

adaptation

noun uk   /ˌæd.əpˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
C1 [U] the process of changing to suit different conditions: Evolution occurs as a result of adaptation to new environments. [C] a film, book, play, etc. that has been made from another film, book, play, etc.: Last year he starred in the film adaptation of Bill Cronshaw's best-selling novel.
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