acclimate

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See also: acclimaté

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1792, from French acclimater, from à + climat (climate) from Latin ad + climat, (English climate) from Ancient Greek, from Proto-Indo-European – see climate.

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acclimate (third-person singular simple present acclimates, present participle acclimating, simple past and past participle acclimated)

  1. (transitive, chiefly US) To habituate to a climate not native; to acclimatize.
  2. (transitive) To adjust to a new environment; not necessarily a wild, natural, earthy one.
  3. (intransitive) To become accustomed to a new climate or environment.

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acclimate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of acclimater
  2. third-person singular present indicative of acclimater
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of acclimater
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of acclimater
  5. second-person singular imperative of acclimater

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acclimate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of acclimare
  2. second-person plural imperative of acclimare
  3. feminine plural of acclimato

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