Meaning of “adaptation” in the English Dictionary

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"adaptation" in British English

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uk /ˌæd.əpˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌæd.əpˈteɪ.ʃən/ also adaption, /əˈdæp.ʃən/

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

"adaptation" in American English

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adaptationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌæd·əpˈteɪ·ʃən, -ˌæp-/

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

(Definition of “adaptation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)