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adaptation (s) (noun), adaptations (pl)
Something that is modified in order to fit or to work better in a situation or for some purpose; especially a movie, book, play, etc.: Trudy's motion picture adaptation of her novel with the same title was a great success.
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Adjustment of structures or modes of living (including methods of reproduction) that better fit an organism to its environment, thereby favoring successful competition with other organisms and survival.
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adaptation (s), adaptations (pl) (noun forms)
Social patterns of behavior that enable a culture, or cultures, to cope with their environments.