adapt
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adapt(
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dahpt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to modify)
a. adaptar
We've adapted our latest model to reflect the needs of the consumer.Hemos adaptado nuestro último modelo para reflejar las necesidades del consumidor.
b. ajustar
We need to be willing to adapt our business strategy as times change.Tenemos que estar dispuestos a ajustar nuestra estrategia empresarial a medida que cambien los tiempos.
2. (to convert)
a. adaptar (book, play, movie, etc.)
A Hollywood director wants to adapt my novel for the big screen.Un director de Hollywood quiere adaptar mi novela para el cine.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to adjust)
a. adaptarse
If you aren't able to adapt, technology might not be the best field for you.Si no eres capaz de adaptarte, puede que la tecnología no sea la mejor industria para ti.
b. amoldarse
She came from a different work environment, but she's adapted well to her new situation.Vino de un ambiente de trabajo diferente, pero se ha amoldado bien a su nueva situación.
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adapt
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. adaptar
to adapt oneself to somethingadaptarse a algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. adaptarse
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adapt [əˈdæpt]
transitive verb
1 [+machine] ajustar; adaptar; [+building] remodelar
it is perfectly adapted to its environment está adaptado perfectamente a su ambiente; to adapt o.s. to sth adaptarse a algo; ajustarse a algo
2 [+text] adaptar
adapted from the Spanish adaptado del español; adapted for the screen adaptado para el cine or la pantalla; his novel was adapted for television su novela fue adaptada para la televisión; a novel adapted by H. Campbell una novela en versión de H. Campbell
intransitive verb
adaptarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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