Definition of 'adaptable'

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Example sentences containing 'adaptable'

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Spaces are kept neutral, flexible and adaptable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It helped that he was highly adaptable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bay is highly adaptable to pruning and shaping and will thrive long term in a large container. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And the brain is highly adaptable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Dynamic learners need variety and flexibility, which makes them greatly adaptable to change. Christianity Today (2000)I became very adaptable and flexible with wide experience and skills. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We need a new, adaptable defence acquisition system that will make the forces more responsive to such threats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is your new house adaptable? Times, Sunday Times (2014)I'm a very adaptable person who is quick to take criticisms on board and improve myself. The Sun (2011)But economists fear low productivity is the price Britain must pay for a flexible, adaptable workforce. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They're very adaptable, flexible hunters. The Sun (2007)I'm pretty flexible and adaptable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The heart is highly adaptable to many bodily changes, but the extra demands made upon it by a stone or more of excess fat are considerable. Shreeve, Dr Caroline M Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Easy Stages (1989)And to remember that the future lies with those societies that are more flexible, more adaptable, more entrepreneurial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The economies that succeed need to play to their strengths, be adaptable and flexible, and control their own destiny. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And I'm a very adaptable person. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'adaptable'

British English: adaptable ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or animal as adaptable, you mean that they are able to change their ideas or behaviour in order to deal with new situations.
...a more adaptable and skilled workforce.


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