acclimatise

acclimatise
British variant of acclimatize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • acclimatise — (Brit.) v. adjust to a new environment; adapt oneself (also acclimatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acclimatise — v. (D; intr., refl., tr.) to acclimatise to (we acclimatised quickly/acclimatised ourselves quickly to the jungle; he became acclimatised to the new surroundings) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • acclimatise — verb Variant spelling of to acclimatize …   Wiktionary

  • acclimatise — UK [əˈklaɪmətaɪz] / US [əˈklaɪməˌtaɪz] acclimatize …   English dictionary

  • acclimatise — [c]/əˈklaɪmətaɪz / (say uh kluymuhtuyz) verb (acclimatised, acclimatising) –verb (t) 1. to habituate to a new climate or environment. –verb (i) 2. to become habituated to a new climate or environment. Also, acclimatize. {French acclimater, from à …   Australian English dictionary

  • acclimatise — verb get used to a certain climate They never acclimatized in Egypt • Syn: ↑acclimatize, ↑acclimate • Derivationally related forms: ↑climate (for: ↑acclimate), ↑acclimation …   Useful english dictionary

  • acclimatised — acclimatise (Brit.) v. adjust to a new environment; adapt oneself (also acclimatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acclimatises — acclimatise (Brit.) v. adjust to a new environment; adapt oneself (also acclimatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acclimatising — acclimatise (Brit.) v. adjust to a new environment; adapt oneself (also acclimatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acclimatize — [[t]əkla͟ɪmətaɪz[/t]] acclimatizes, acclimatizing, acclimatized V ERG When you acclimatize or are acclimatized to a new situation, place, or climate, you become used to it. [FORMAL] [V to n] The athletes are acclimatising to the heat by staying… …   English dictionary

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