Simple Definition of adoption
: the act or process of adopting a child
: the act or process of beginning to use something new or different
: the act or process of giving official acceptance or approval to something
Examples of adoption
They chose adoption because they couldn't have children of their own.
children who are available for adoption
Our lawyer has handled many adoptions.
our adoption of local customs
the company's adoption of new technology
the unanimous adoption of the resolution by the Senate
First Known Use of adoption
ADOPTION Defined for Kids
Definition of adoption
: the act of adopting : the state of being adopted
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