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adopts

verb
present tense third-person singular of adopt

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to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
  • shortly after moving to the U.S., the family dutifully adopted the American tradition of having turkey for Thanksgiving

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“Adopts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adopts. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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