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do·mes·ti·cate / dəˈmestiˌkāt/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be domesticated) tame (an animal) and keep it as a pet or for farm produce: mammals were first domesticated for their milk. ∎  cultivate (a plant) for food. ∎ humorous make (someone) fond of and good at home life and the tasks that it involves: you've quite domesticated him | [as adj.] (domesticated) he is thoroughly domesticated. DERIVATIVES: do·mes·ti·ca·ble / -kəbəl/ adj. do·mes·ti·ca·tion / -ˌmestiˈkāshən/ n.

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