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adaptation
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
changing to adjust to different circumstances; or something changed for that reason
in various senses, including:
  • film script based on a novel — as in "the screen adaptation of Rowling's novel"
  • changes in the species resulting from environmental conditions — as in"the adaptation of the finch to the Galapagos Islands"
  • changes in the eye to adjust to the amount of light — as in "adaptation to the darkness"
  • But it gives you our general idea and you'll work it out yourself, make your own adaptation of the Classic motive to the facade.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (79% in)
  • It was not a parody, it was a serious job of adaptation in what any professor would have called excellent taste.
    4.3 — Part 4 Chapter 3 (81% in)
  • Others declared that there was a certain similarity between the design of Cortlandt and Roark's style of building, that Keating, Prescott and Webb might have borrowed a little from Roark—"a legitimate adaptation"—"there's no property rights on ideas"—"in a democracy, art belongs to all the people"—and that Roark had been prompted by the vengeance lust of an artist who had believed himself plagiarized.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (32% in)

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