Definition of adoptee
: one who is adopted
Recent Examples of adoptee from the Web
This year, legislators passed a bill that would enable some adoptees to more easily obtain those records.
Keisler is an adoptee who doesn’t know anything about his biological parents’ families while Richmond said her parents are slim, The State reported.
McPherson was raised as one of five adoptees in a white family home in Sturgis, South Dakota.
One recent case widely reported on involved an adoptee named Adam Crapser.
Deportation cases like Crapser's have spurred adoptee advocates to fight for changes to a law called the Child Citizenship Act.
If the law is passed, Connecticut would become the tenth state to have unrestricted access for adult adoptees.
Naomi Shinaul-Wright, an adoptee and Laurel resident, agreed.
Still, the experience is riveting for many adoptees.
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First Known Use of adoptee
Legal Definition of adoptee
: a person who is adopted
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