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verb [intransitive/transitive] American     acclimate pronunciation in American English
/əˈklaɪmət/    acclimate pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleacclimating
past tenseacclimated
past participleacclimated
  1. to gradually become more comfortable in a new place, especially where physical conditions are very different
    become/get acclimated to something:

    First the team must become acclimated to this higher altitude.

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     acclimation pronunciation in American English
/ˌæklɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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