Definition of adaptive in English:

adaptive

Syllabification: a·dapt·ive
Pronunciation: /əˈdaptiv
 
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adjective

chiefly • technical
  • Characterized by or given to adaptation: mutation is ultimately essential for adaptive evolution in all populations
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    • You can even make the case that it is an evolutionary adaptive behaviour.
    • The adaptive skills are those daily living skills needed to live, work and play in the community.
    • It also features adaptive headlights that swivel with the direction of travel to illuminate the road ahead.

Derivatives

adaptively

adverb
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  • Age plus adaptivity is what makes a building come to be loved.
  • Further, this approach can easily be applied to other nutrient and environmental stresses challenging plant adaptivity, or also to investigations of plant developmental programmes.
  • To achieve these new levels of vigilance, safety, and adaptivity, we must fundamentally rethink how we program embedded systems.

adaptivity

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