adoption

Noun
  • The act of accepting with approval
    Favorable reception (synset 100181262)
  • A legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood
    The adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) (synset 101187782)
  • The appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (synset 100085191)

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