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