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adoption

noun [C or U] (TAKING CHILD)
领养孩子
 
 
/əˈdɒp.ʃən/ US  /-ˈdɑːp-/
the act of legally taking a child to be looked after as your own
领养,收养
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).
她无家可归,只好让别人收养她的孩子。
The last ten years have seen a dramatic fall in the number of adoptions.
过去10年中收养孩子的人数明显减少了。
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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