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adapt

Pronunciation: /əˈdæpt/

Translation of adapt in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • adaptar the seat can be adapted to fit any car el asiento se adapta a cualquier modelo de coche to adapt a novel/play for television adaptar una novela/obra para la televisión we adapt our methods to the students' needs adaptamos nuestros métodos a las necesidades de los alumnos to adapt oneself adaptarse, amoldarse
    Example sentences
    • Individual countries can no longer adapt monetary policy to suit their particular economic situation.
    • An existing in-house induction programme was adapted for the company's overseas staff.
    • In the current investigation, a number of existing measures were adapted for use.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • adaptarse to adapt to sth/-ing adaptarse a algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo she can't adapt to living alone no puede adaptarse a vivir sola
    Example sentences
    • If one is to enjoy any return on the investment, one must be smart, work diligently and adapt to local conditions.
    • They adapt to the conditions here, the climate, the training, the food.
    • It is willing to adapt to new world conditions, and to absorb new technologies and investments.

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