domesticate

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domesticate /dəˈmɛstəˌkeɪt/ verb
domesticates; domesticated; domesticating
domesticate
/dəˈmɛstəˌkeɪt/
verb
domesticates; domesticated; domesticating
Learner's definition of DOMESTICATE
[+ object]
: to breed or train (an animal) to need and accept the care of human beings : to tame (an animal)
: to grow (a plant) for human use
humorous : to train (someone) to behave in an appropriate way at home (such as by using good manners, being polite, being helpful, etc.)

— domesticated

adjective [more domesticated; most domesticated]

— domestication

/dəˌmɛstəˈkeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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