open adoption

noun

Definition of open adoption

  1. :  an adoption that involves contact between biological and adoptive parents and sometimes between biological parents and the adopted child

1973

First Known Use of open adoption

1973


OPEN ADOPTION Defined for English Language Learners

open adoption

noun

Definition of open adoption for English Language Learners

  • : an adoption in which the people who become the legal parents of a child meet the child's biological parents


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