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verb [intransitive/transitive] acclimatize pronunciation in British English /əˈklaɪmətaɪz/
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present tense
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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 acclimatize pronunciation in British English /əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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