Definition of Adoption in English :
Define Adoption in English
Adoption meaning in English
Meaning of Adoption in English
Pronunciation of Adoption in English
Adoption pronunciation in English
Pronounce Adoption in Englishsee synonyms of adoption
the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
Example Sentences:'its adoption by society''the proposal found wide acceptance'
a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)
3. adoption, borrowing
the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
Example Sentences:'the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent'
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