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Meaning of “attuned to” in the English Dictionary

"attuned to" in British English

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attuned toadjective [after verb]

uk   /əˈtjuːnd/  us   /-ˈtuːnd/
able to ​understand, or being very ​familiar with: A good ​nurse has to be attuned to the ​needs of his or her ​patients. If ​yourears are attuned to a ​particularsound, they are ​able to ​recognize it very ​easily: A mother's ​ears are attuned to ​even the ​slightestvariation in her baby's ​breathing.
(Definition of attuned to from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"attuned to" in American English

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attuned toadjective

 us   /əˈtundˌtu, -tʊ, -tə/
especiallyable to ​understand or ​deal with: People in New York ​seem attuned to ​fashion.
(Definition of attuned to from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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