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Meaning of “adopt” - Learner’s Dictionary

adopt

verb     /əˈdɒpt/
CHILD [I, T]
B2 to legally become the parents of someone else's childParenting and caring for children
START USING [T]
B2 to accept or start using something new: We've adopted a new approach.Using and misusing
adopted adjective
B2 an adopted son
adoption     /əˈdɒpʃən/ noun [C, U]
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