Definition of Adoptable in English :

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Adoptable meaning in English

Meaning of Adoptable in English

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Adoptable pronunciation in English

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1. adoptable

suitable or eligible for adoption

Example Sentences:
'a shortage of adoptable babies'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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able to be adopted

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tr.v. a·dopt·ed, a·dopt·ing, a·dopts
1. To take on the legal responsibilities as parent of (a child that is not one's biological child).
2. To become the owner or caretaker of (a pet, especially one from a shelter).
a. To take and follow (a course of action, for example) by choice or assent: adopt a new technique.
b. To take up and make one's own: adopt a new idea.
4. To move to or resettle in (a place).
5. To take on or assume: adopted an air of importance.
6. To vote to accept: adopt a resolution.
7. To choose as standard or required in a course: adopt a new line of English textbooks.

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