acclimate (someone or something) to

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acclimate (someone or something) to

To help a person or thing to adjust to a new environment, role, etc. I've been spending a lot of time at home, acclimating our new puppy to life with our family. It's difficult to acclimate that type of plant to a colder climate. We initially had to focus on acclimating our adopted daughter to life in this country.
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acclimate someone (or an animal) to something

 and acclimatize someone or an animal to something
to cause a person or other living thing to become used to a different climate or environment. We will help acclimate Henry to the new building. We need to acclimatize the fish to the new aquarium.
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Although the program has been strong in helping to develop the network of contacts essential for success in the business, Frey takes a proactive approach to socializing and acclimating to the industry culture.
Being aware, watching his back and acclimating to corporate America "without selling my soul" have served the 33-year-old well.