Definition of acclimatization in English:

acclimatization

(British acclimatisation)

noun

mass noun
  • The process or result of becoming accustomed to a new climate or to new conditions.

    • ‘the most important feature of acclimatization to high altitude is an increase in the rate and depth of breathing’
    • ‘extensive acclimatization of foreign plants had been accomplished’
    • ‘I'd suggest a period of acclimatization is in order for both you and the dog’
    adjustment, adaptation, attunement, accommodation, habituation, familiarization, acclimation, acculturation, inurement, hardening, seasoning, conditioning
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Pronunciation

acclimatization

/əˌklʌɪmətʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/