adoption noun (TAKING CHILD) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "adoption" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C or U] (TAKING CHILD)
/əˈdɒp.ʃən/ US  /-ˈdɑːp-/
the act of legally taking a child to be looked after as your own
She was homeless and had to put her child up for adoption (= asked for the child to be taken by someone else as their own).
The last ten years have seen a dramatic fall in the number of adoptions.
Parenting and caring for children
Translations of “adoption”
in Korean 입양…
in Arabic تَبَنِّي…
in Portuguese adoção…
in Catalan adopció…
in Japanese 養子縁組…
in Italian adozione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 領養孩子, 領養,收養…
(Definition of adoption noun (TAKING CHILD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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