Meaning of “acclimatize” in the English Dictionary

"acclimatize" in British English

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acclimatizeverb [ I or T ]

UK usually acclimatise uk /əˈklaɪ.mə.taɪz/ us /əˈklaɪ.mə.t̬aɪz/ US also acclimate, us /ˈæk.lə.meɪt/ uk
acclimatization
noun [ U ] UK usually acclimatisation uk /əˌklaɪ.mə.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /əˌklaɪ.mə.t̬əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “acclimatize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)