adopted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “adopted” in the English Dictionary

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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.

adopted adjective (COUNTRY)

[before noun] An adopted ​country is one where someone ​chooses to ​livealthough they were not ​born there: Spain is my adopted ​country.
(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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