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American English: /əˈklaɪməˌtaɪz/
British English: /əˈklʌɪmətʌɪz/

Translation of acclimatize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • aclimatar
    to acclimatize oneself to acclimatize somebody/oneself to something
    aclimatar a alguien/aclimatarse a algo
    to become acclimatized to something
    aclimatarse a algo
    Example sentences
    • Having acclimatized to the less-than-welcoming conditions, the Royals moved on to the tactical phase of the training.
    • The timing of these tours of Zimbabwe and South Africa could not have been more opportune and is an ideal chance to get acclimatized to the conditions.
    • There appeared little for Yorkshire to fear, however, as Lehmann acclimatised to English conditions with two sixes and two fours but when he went the collapse left Yorkshire ruing their errors.

intransitive verb

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