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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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These termites, of the genus Macrotermes, have perfected the art of adaptating their habitat as their "work" demands.
If it is the case that interunit influence behaviors, taken collectively, aid an organization in adaptating to a complex task environment, scholars will be forced to recognize that the distinction between what is rational or functional and what is political in organizational life is arbitrary and often misleading.
The city of Montreal recently released a new Triennial Intercultural Affairs Action Plan (2000-2002) that addresses immigrant reception and settlement, fighting against discrimination, adaptating services to the needs of citizens from various cultural and religious backgrounds, and strengthening the city's cosmopolitan character (Ville de Montreal, Bureau des affaires interculturelles 2000).
In addition to experiencing various problems adaptating to these changes, individuals must reconstruct the family, societal and professional networks they had before migration.
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