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Word: acclimate

Definition: adjust to climate or environment; adapt


Sentences Containing 'acclimate'

After the fall of Jerusalem, Babylon would become the focus of Judaism for more than a thousand years, and the place where Jews would acclimate themselves as a people without a land.
Also resocialization may be required for inmates who must be adjusted to lengthy prison sentences, and for inmates who come out of prison to acclimate themselves back in civilian life ("the outside").

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