Acclimatize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈklaɪmətaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word acclimatize
Brit.  |əˈklʌɪmətʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word acclimatize

verb

- get used to a certain climate(syn: acclimate, acclimatise)

They never acclimatized in Egypt

Examples

The mountain climbers spent a few days acclimatizing themselves to the high altitude.

...had lived through several northern winters before she fully acclimatized her wardrobe...

We acclimatized ourselves quickly to the jungle.

Runners had to acclimatize to the humid tropical conditions.

I found it hard to acclimatize myself to working at weekends.

They never acclimatized in Egypt

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: acclimatize
he/she/it: acclimatizes
present participle: acclimatizing
past tense: acclimatized
past participle: acclimatized
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