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American English: /ˌædæpˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /adəpˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of adaptation in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 (change, adjustment) adaptation to something
    adaptación a algo
    Example sentences
    • It is a process of adaptation, a habit acquired with effort, pain, and tedium.
    • This was considered critical for highly educated immigrants, because settlement and adaptation is facilitated by social interaction.
    • Both processes exemplify adaptation or adjustment, but very different mechanisms must be involved.
  • 2 (Cinema, Theatre)
    Example sentences
    • Television dramas were usually adaptations of stage plays, and invariably about upper classes.
    • So his latest film, an adaptation of his stage play, The Far Side of the Moon, comes as a shock.
    • Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless tale of ships and pirates has been a huge success in the guises of film and television adaptations.
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