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English definition of “adoption”

adoption

noun [U] (STARTING TO USE)    /əˈdɒp.ʃən/ US  /-ˈdɑːp-/
accepting or starting to use something new: Several suggestions have been offered for adoption by the panel .Using and misusing
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