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domestication


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Domestication  \Do*mes`ti*ca"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  domestication.] 
  The  act  of  domesticating,  or  accustoming  to  home;  the  action 
  of  taming  wild  animals. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  domestication 
  n  1:  adaptation  to  intimate  association  with  human  beings 
  2:  the  attribute  of  having  been  domesticated  [syn:  {tameness}] 
  [ant:  {wildness}] 
  3:  accommodation  to  domestic  life;  "her  explorer  husband 
  resisted  all  her  attempts  at  domestication" 




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