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verb [intransitive/transitive] American acclimate pronunciation in American English /əˈklaɪmət/acclimate pronunciation in American English /ˈæklɪˌmeɪt/
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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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 acclimate pronunciation in American English /ˌæklɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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