Complete Definition of "adoption"

English

Etymology
L. adoptio, allied to adoptare to adopt.

Noun
en-noun

  1. 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.

#:A Chinese baby girl was given away for adoption.

  1. Admission to a more intimate relation; reception; as, the adoption of persons into hospitals or monasteries, or of one society into another.
  2. The choosing and making that to be one's own which originally was not so; acceptance; as, the adoption of opinions.

Translations
trans-top|the act of adopting, or state of being adopted
Chinese: é é¤, é¢å» lÇng yÇng
trans-mid
Hebrew: ×××××¥ (y'mutz)
Portuguese: adoção f
Swedish: #Swedish|adoption c
Spanish: adopción f
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trans-top|admission to a more intimate relation
trans-mid
Portuguese: adoção f
Swedish: #Swedish|adoption c
Spanish: adopción f
trans-bottom

trans-top|the choosing and making that to be one's own which originally was not so
trans-mid
Portuguese: adoção f
Swedish: #Swedish|adoption c
Spanish: adopción f
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Swedish

Noun
sv-noun-reg-er
adoption c

  1. #English|adoption

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