Examples of adoption in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of adoption from the Web
The U.S. wants Moscow to stop harassing American diplomats and to lift a ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children.
Even though adoption programs for greyhounds didn't work, the state continued to find solutions that didn't involve killing greyhounds.
Given all this, Don Jr.’s claim that his meeting with Veselnitskaya regarding adoptions may have been, in some technical sense, accurate and misleading at the same time.
The passage of the act infuriated Putin, leading the Russian leader to retaliate by halting American adoption of Russian children.
The adoption issue is frequently used as a talking point by opponents of the Magnitsky Act, Browder said.
In a statement, Donald Jr. said the meeting was held to discuss an adoption program, and that the upcoming presidential election was not addressed.
And perhaps more significantly, House Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows, who has generally been quiet about Senate developments, is suddenly acting as though adoption of Cruz’s idea may be a condition for his own support.
Supervisors unanimously approved the proposed budget Tuesday and it will be considered for formal adoption in a resolution that will be on the board’s Aug. 1 agenda.
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First Known Use of adoption
ADOPTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of adoption for English Language Learners
: 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
ADOPTION Defined for Kids
Definition of adoption for Students
: the act of adopting : the state of being adopted
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