adaptation

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adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) acclimation , acclimatisation , acclimatization
Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances Conservative Judaism
(biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function differentiation , specialisation , specialization
adaptation to intimate association with human beings domestication
animal survival and adaptation natural selection
metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text) versification
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