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verb [intransitive/transitive] acclimatize pronunciation in British English /əˈklaɪmətaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyacclimatize
he/she/itacclimatizes
present participleacclimatizing
past tenseacclimatized
past participleacclimatized
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  1. to become familiar with a new place, different weather conditions, or a new situation

    She’s already in Malaysia, where she’s acclimatizing for this week’s tournament.

    acclimatize yourself to something:

    Owen was still acclimatizing himself to playing at international level.

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acclimatization

 acclimatize pronunciation in British English /əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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