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adoption definition

adoption


 
  Grep  of  noun  adoption 
  adoption 
 
  Overview  of  noun  adoption 
 
  The  noun  adoption  has  3  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  adoption,  acceptance,  espousal  --  (the  act  of  accepting  with  approval;  favorable  reception;  "its  adoption  by  society";  "the  proposal  found  wide  acceptance") 
  2.  adoption  --  (a  legal  proceeding  that  creates  a  parent-child  relation  between  persons  not  related  by  blood;  the  adopted  child  is  entitled  to  all  privileges  belonging  to  a  natural  child  of  the  adoptive  parents  (including  the  right  to  inherit)) 
  3.  borrowing,  adoption  --  (the  appropriation  (of  ideas  or  words  etc)  from  another  source;  "the  borrowing  of  ancient  motifs  was  very  apparent") 
 
  Overview  of  noun  adoption 
 
  The  noun  adoption  has  3  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  adoption,  acceptance,  espousal  --  (the  act  of  accepting  with  approval;  favorable  reception;  "its  adoption  by  society";  "the  proposal  found  wide  acceptance") 
  2.  adoption  --  (a  legal  proceeding  that  creates  a  parent-child  relation  between  persons  not  related  by  blood;  the  adopted  child  is  entitled  to  all  privileges  belonging  to  a  natural  child  of  the  adoptive  parents  (including  the  right  to  inherit)) 
  3.  borrowing,  adoption  --  (the  appropriation  (of  ideas  or  words  etc)  from  another  source;  "the  borrowing  of  ancient  motifs  was  very  apparent") 



adoption definition