ALL meanings of adoption

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  • noun adoption The action or fact of adopting or being adopted. 1
  • noun adoption the act of adopting: the adoption of a new amendment. 1
  • noun adoption the state of being adopted. 1
  • noun adoption parenting of child not blood-related 1
  • noun adoption appropriation: of idea 1
  • noun adoption role: taking on 1
  • noun adoption The act of adopting, or state of being adopted; voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be the same as one's own child. 0
  • noun adoption Admission to a more intimate relation; reception; as, the adoption of persons into hospitals or monasteries, or of one society into another. 0
  • noun adoption The choosing and making that to be one's own which originally was not so; acceptance; as, the adoption of opinions. 0
  • noun adoption (computing) Transfer between an old system to another (usually better) system. 0
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