adaptability adaptability  /ə ˌdæp tə ˈbɪ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances

Usage(s):

  1. Adult stem cells taken from the blood or organs of healthy adults have recently demonstrated an unexpected adaptability in lab experiments.
  2. His very adaptability helped him see both sides of any issue.
  3. But the most striking evidence of the coyote's adaptability is its emergence in urban areas.

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  1. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said: "We have a strong squad but a young squad and Mikael's versatility, experience and caliber will provide the extra depth we need to reinforce our challenge for honors. His defensive adaptability will serve us well...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Arsene Wenger Source: CNN International

  2. "If we resist protectionism and isolationism while working to increase the skills and adaptability of our labor force, the forces of globalization and trade will continue to make our economy stronger and our citizens more prosperous," Bernanke said.
    on May 1, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Do we have an option? We definitely have players who are talented and can make it big, but at the same time, it's not really about talent, their adaptability and preparation matter," Dhoni told NDTV in an interview.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Source: Press Trust of India

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