adopted

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adjective adopt·ed \ə-ˈdäp-təd\

Definition of adopted

  1. :  having been adopted: such asa of a child :  legally made the son or daughter of someone other than a biological parent He introduced us to his adopted daughter.b :  used or chosen in place of or in preference to an original an adopted name her adopted home/country

First Known Use of adopted

15th century



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