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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; The act of accepting with approval; A legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood.

Usage examples (32)
  • Its adoption by society
  • At the moment, official contact in adoption is most often made through the “letterbox” process.
  • Our native land, or the country of our adoption is as dear to us as to the other indwellers.
  • I think that living with adoption is probably harder. for more
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