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adoptedadjective

uk   /əˈdɒp.tɪd/  us   /-ˈdɑːp-/
  • adopted adjective (CHILD)

B2 An adopted ​child has been ​legally taken by another ​family to be taken ​care of as ​their own ​child: They've got two adopted ​children and one of ​their own.
(Definition of adopted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adopted”
in Arabic مُتَبَنّى…
in Korean 입양된…
in Portuguese adotado…
in Catalan adoptat…
in Japanese 養子(養女)となった, 養子縁組した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孩子, (被)领养的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孩子, (被)領養的,(被)收養的…
in Italian adottato…
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