Adaptation definition

Adaptation means a work based upon the Work, or upon the Work and other pre-existing works, such as a translation, adaptation, derivative work, arrangement of music or other alterations of a literary or artistic work, or phonogram or performance and includes cinematographic adaptations or any other form in which the Work may be recast, transformed, or adapted including in any form recognizably derived from the original, except that a work that constitutes a Collection will not be considered an Adaptation for the purpose of this License. For the avoidance of doubt, where the Work is a musical work, performance or phonogram, the synchronization of the Work in timed-relation with a moving image ("synching") will be considered an Adaptation for the purpose of this License.
Adaptation means adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities;
Adaptation a fictional dramatic work for a single programme or Series which converts an existing dramatic work written for another medium (such as a stage play) into a Script or Scripts for radio or Podcast provided that such an adaptation requires substantial reworking of the original (for example in terms of invention of scenes, characters and dialogue or structural changes) and for clarity adaptations not requiring such substantial reworking do not fall under this Agreement

Examples of Adaptation in a sentence

  • Developing Socioeconomic Scenarios: For Use in Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments.

  • IPCC, 2022: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.

  • Adaptation of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire for Remote Aboriginal Australia.

  • Cross- Cultural Adaptation, Validation and Standardization of Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) in Iranian Children.

  • Prog., Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States, Chapter 16: Climate Effects on U.S. International Interests 608 (2018) [hereinafter “NCA4”].


More Definitions of Adaptation

Adaptation means to create another work based upon a preexisting work by translation, musical arrangement, revision, filming, or other means.
Adaptation a fictional dramatic work for a single programme or Series which converts an existing dramatic work written for another medium (such as a stage play) into a Work or Works for radio
Adaptation means the modification of pre-existing work from one genre of work to another and consists in altering work within the same genre to make it suitable for different conditions of exploitation, and may also involve altering the composition of the work;
Adaptation means modifying a place to suit an existing use or a proposed use.