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adaptable

adjective
     
a‧dapt‧a‧ble [usually after noun]
able to change in order to be successful in new and different situations:
The American Constitution has proved adaptable in changing political conditions.
adaptable to
The catfish is adaptable to a wide range of water conditions.
adaptability noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: change WORD FOCUS: change
to change something: alter, adapt, adjust, amend, modify, revise, vary

to change a system or organization: restructure, reorganize, reform

to change something completely: transform, revolutionize

to change facts or information, or change what someone has said: twist, distort, misrepresent

easily changed: flexible, adaptable

impossible to change: fixed, final, irrevocable


See also
change

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