Definition of 'adaptation'
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And with literary adaptations now including movies of beloved comic books, fan scrutiny will only intensify. The Sun (2016)It is noticeable that adaptations of plays target endings more often than beginnings. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)You have to go through a process of adaptation when you move to another country. The Sun (2013)This brilliant adaptation makes mosquitoes the most deadly animals in the world for humankind. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He had been expected to direct the adaptation himself. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Were we supposed to see this as a literary adaptation or a historical one? Times, Sunday Times (2009)There have been some brilliant comic book adaptations in recent times. The Sun (2014)This is because adaptation was acting their visual sense. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The screen adaptation was then only a matter of time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Distraught fans can seek comfort in reports of a film adaptation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It defines life as a process of adaptation and improvement. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It was his fifth film and his fifth literary adaptation. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It would have to be a book or film adaptation that will have popular appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Welles stars in the central role as well as directs this atmospheric but flawed adaptation of the play. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Theirs is more of a classical literary adaptation and they are probably aiming at a slightly older audience than we are. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the screen adaptation is minimal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's one of his many quirks that make adaptation so tricky. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Overall, both the adaptation and the acting are hit and miss. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then we go into the Reformation and the adaptation of his plays. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In fact, it makes you wonder why a modern screen adaptation has taken so long. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a process called adaptation and is not just product of our sense of touch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A good adaptation can make a book a more enjoyable experience and vice versa. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To make the needed adaptation, people must be absolutely clear about "how we do business around here. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)Having heard an adaptation of my book on the radio, he thought that he recognised the name of the house. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of his plays and stage adaptations were performed at the National Theatre. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'adaptation'
British English: adaptation NOUN
An adaptation of a book or play is a film or a television programme that is based on it.
...his screen adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry the Fifth.
Definition of adaptation from the Collins English Dictionary
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