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Translation of "adopt" - English-Japanese dictionary

adopt

verb   /əˈdɒpt/
to take someone else’s child into your family and legally become the parent of that child ~を養子(養女)にする He was adopted as a baby.
to start doing or using something new ~を導入する, 取り入れる We’ve adopted a different approach to solving the problem.
(Definition of adopt from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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