acclimate

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See also: acclimaté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1792, from French acclimater.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈklaɪ.mət/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæk.lɪ.meɪt/, /əˈklaɪ.mət/
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Verb[edit]

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

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French[edit]

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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. third-person singular present subjunctive of acclimater
  5. second-person singular imperative of acclimater

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Verb[edit]

acclimate

  1. inflection of acclimare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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Participle[edit]

acclimate f pl

  1. feminine plural of acclimato

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