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noun as in act of adapting

noun as in condition of something resulting from change

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Spanning more than 150 years, the exhibit exhaustively distinguishes designer pieces from licensed copies, adaptations, and fakes.

The Michigan waiver benefits include, besides the staff at home, respite care and environmental adaptations.

“All TV and film adaptations have their strengths and weaknesses,” Waters says.

It's useful to remember that many incredible adaptations have major attendant costs, and depression also follows this pattern.

Nowadays, it feels like movies are either sequels, superhero movies or adaptations of young adult books.

All religions, the Christian religion included, are adaptations or variants of older religions.

The thoughts of most of us are little more than imitations and adaptations of the ideas of stronger minds.

Nor does it admit of doubt, that similar adaptations and precautions are indispensable in sociology.

It is based upon certain adaptations that are observed to exist.

Translations and adaptations of French plays confirmed the growing carelessness of authors.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adaptations, such as: variation, transformation, conversion, shift, alteration, and adoption.

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