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Characterized by or given to adaptation.‘mutation is ultimately essential for adaptive evolution in all populations’
- ‘The adaptive skills are those daily living skills needed to live, work and play in the community.’
- ‘The human immune system is a remarkably flexible and adaptive piece of technology.’
- ‘It also features adaptive headlights that swivel with the direction of travel to illuminate the road ahead.’
- ‘These people tend to have adaptive skills and social and environmental resources.’
- ‘You can even make the case that it is an evolutionary adaptive behaviour.’
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