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habituate

(hə-bĭch′o͞o-āt′)
v. habitu·ated, habitu·ating, habitu·ates
v.tr.
To accustom by frequent repetition or prolonged exposure.
v.intr.
1. To cause physiological or psychological habituation, as to a drug.
2. Psychology To experience habituation.
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Part of their mission is also to educate the public as to what they can do to prevent animals from ending up hurt, injured, orphaned, or too habituated to human life.
Several groups in Uganda have been habituated, with the highest concentration in Kibale National Park, but viewing these meat-eaters is much more challenging than tracking gorillas.
"The habituated gorillas are tracked for 24 hours," says Kaddu Sebunya, the AWF President, who was in a team of eight that last week paid a visit to the primates that share 97 per cent of their genetic make-up with humans.Tracking makes it easier for tourists to know exactly where to find every family.
In this study, 62.8% of cases are habituated to smoking tobacco but about 83.2% of cases are habituated to some or all types of tobacco products including tobacco smoking, of which again many are habituated to more than one type of tobacco product [Table 6].
The temporal meaning suits our context: that which is habituated (understood as that part of our soul undergoing habituation, not as the end result of a process of habituation) is initially subjected to guidance by another, but eventually comes to be able to activate movement by itself.
The buff-throated partridge (Tetraophasis szechenyii) is endemic to western China and is known to cooperatively breed in a population habituated to supplemental feeding by humans.
John Quincy Adams warned Americans not to search abroad for monsters to destroy, yet such figures have frequently habituated the discourses of U.S.
Every month we take samples from all the habituated groups--the ones that you can see--which regularly come into contact with people.
The introduction covers Olympiodorus' life and society; philosophical excellence and the philosophical curriculum; pre-philosophical excellence: (1) natural and (2) habituated; philosophical excellence: (3) civic, (4) purificatory, and (5) contemplative; excellence beyond philosophy: (6) exemplary, and (7) inspired; the Platonic curriculum and the Alcibiades: from natural gifts to civic responsibility; and Olympiodorus' lectures On the Alcibiades.
For years after his release from the "cowshed," he found it difficult to cope with many everyday tasks such as handling a simple purchase with a shop clerk; during months on end as a prisoner, he had become habituated to "staring at the ground wherever I went and being cursed and threatened."
Once habituated to finding food near homes or campgrounds, bears can become a threat to human safety and often must be destroyed," the agency said.
Housebreaking, crate training and getting pup habituated to people are our first major tasks; the last is critical.