adoption

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a ready taking up of something

Synonyms for adoption

the act of accepting with approval

a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood

the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

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By meeting her you would in no way be betraying or rejecting your adopted parents.
Gristina - originally known as Anne Tennant and brought up by adopted parents in Kirkliston, West Lothian - has pleaded not guilty.
The Lib Dems and their adopted parents have allowed the Government to charge students a massive increase in tuition fees, privatise the NHS, cut police numbers, reduce council grants and dismantle our armed forces.
Bamber has been behind bars for more than 25 years for shooting his wealthy adopted parents, his sister and her six-year-old twin sons in Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex.
He introduced us to his adopted parents and reconnecting with his biological family members later in life.
To make complicated matters even worse, her adopted parents seem determined that she will become best buddies with Kai, whom she considers to be a conceited show-off.
Bamber has been behind bars for 24 years for shooting his wealthy adopted parents, June and Neville, his schizophrenic sister Sheila Caffell and her sixyear-old twin sons Daniel and Nicholas at their farmhouse in Essex in 1986.
Bamber has been behind bars for more than 23 years for shooting his wealthy adopted parents, June and Nevill, sister Sheila and her six-year-old twin sons Daniel and Nicholas at their farmhouse in Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex.
Sue, who was born in Lincolnshire and lived with adopted parents, was handed her first glass of whisky and a cigarette at her adopted father's funeral when she was just 12.
If not for the intervention of a family lawyer and the Ombudswoman's office, Pazara would have been put on a plane and flown away from his adopted parents, the five siblings from his new family and the life he has built here.
A little girl in search of a loving family proves a handful for her adopted parents in Jaume Collet-Serra's brutal thriller, which has somehow been classified a 15 certificate.
There are no policies that say that it is mandatory for people that are foster or adopted parents to retain or maintain the culture of the individual child, it is more like a discouragement.
There are a lot of children of color who didn't find adopted parents and wound up in orphanages.
The boy had been living with his adopted parents in shelters in San Antonio, Waco and Katy, Texas, before moving into temporary housing.
After her adopted parents die in a fire, circumstances shift Sara from one foster home to another and cause her to grow a very thick skin.