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verb [intransitive/transitive]     acclimatize pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleacclimatizing
past tenseacclimatized
past participleacclimatized
  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 pronunciation in British English
/əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃ(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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