adaptation noun

1 a change/the process of changing

ADJ. successful | special

VERB + ADAPTATION make making adaptations to your home

ADAPTATION + VERB occur Adaptations in plants occur over thousands of years.

PREP. ~ for The Antarctic species have few special adaptations for polar life. | ~ to adaptation to the workplace

PHRASES a process of adaptation The process of adaptation to a new school is difficult for some children.

2 film, TV programme

ADJ. film, screen, television/TV He specializes in screen adaptations of classic novels.

VERB + ADAPTATION film, make, produce