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  • v. To adopt the lifestyle or outlook of local inhabitants, especially when dwelling in a colonial region; to become less refined under the influence of a less cultured, more primitive, or simpler social environment.
  • v. Of a contractor or consultant, to begin working directly as an employee for a company and cease to work through a contracting firm or agency.

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