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acclimate

(ăk′lə-māt′, ə-klī′mĭt)
tr. & intr.v. accli·mated, accli·mating, accli·mates
To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt.
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acclimation

(ak?li-ma'shon) [Fr. acclimater, acclimate]
The act of becoming adapted and adjusted to a new or unfamiliar environment.
Synonym: acclimatizationacclimate (ak'li-mat?)
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This could be participating in a firm-sponsored community service event, such as Paint-the-Town or Adopt-a-Highway, or getting to know a new staff member who's not part of their department and helping him or her acclimate to the firm.
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