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adaptation

noun
     
Related topics: Human
ad‧ap‧ta‧tion also a‧dap‧tion
1 [countable] a film or television programme that is based on a book or play
adaptation of
the BBC adaptation of the bestselling book
television/film/stage etc adaptation
He's working on a screen adaptation of his latest novel.
2 [uncountable] formal the process of changing something to make it suitable for a new situation
adaptation to
adaptation to the environment

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