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Synonyms for adaptation

Synonyms for adaptation

the act of making suitable to an end or the condition of being made suitable to an end

adjustment to a changing environment

Synonyms for adaptation

a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form

(physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)

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They manage ICT integration by adjusting and adaptating the degree of novelty to to degree of complexity of the tool: to introduce a complex artefact such as the spreadsheet, they choose ancient contents (already seen in paper pencil environment), once spreadsheet is seen on ancient contents, they can use it next time to introduce new mathematical knowledge.
More than emphasizing the role of factors absent during the test, Kohler's work highlighted the importance of immediately comprehending the structure of the present situation in the process of functionally adaptating to it, downplaying the adaptive role that reproducing and synthesizing present and past experiences could play.
the new interwar states demanded adaptating these existing
On the financial aspect, namely fast-start aid to the developing countries for adaptating to climate change, the Council endorses the report by the Ecofin Council of 7 June stating that the EU is "progressing" on implementation of the fast-start commitments and will present a state of play at the global climate change conference in Cancun, in December.
On the other hand, Usunier and Valette-Florence (2007) mix the economic and the linear orientation of time--the planned use of time--, temporal orientation, time submission --anxiety and adaptating to timetables--and time persistence--mediate or immediate rewards.
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