acclimatize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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acclimatizeverb [I or T]

(UK usually acclimatise) uk   /əˈklaɪ.mə.taɪz/  us   /-t̬aɪz/ (US also acclimate,  us   /ˈæk.lə.meɪt/ uk   )
to (​cause to) ​change to ​suit different ​conditions of ​life, ​weather, etc.: More ​time will be ​needed for the ​troops and ​equipment to ​become acclimatized todesertconditions. We ​found it ​impossible to acclimatize ourselves to the new ​workingconditions. The ​defendingchampion has acclimatized to the 90°F ​sunshine by ​spending the past ​month in Florida. "Why is it that it ​rains all the ​time in ​England?" "Don't ​worry - you'll ​soon acclimatize."
noun [U] (UK usually acclimatisation) uk   /əˌklaɪ.mə.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-t̬ɪ-/
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