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Synonyms for adoption

Synonyms for adoption

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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In other words, the law allows the adopted child to consider his/her adopting parents not just as tito at tita but his/her own tatay at nanay
With pre-planned infant adoptions, typically adopting parents cover necessary medical and legal fees.
Hill, the Supreme Court of Missouri referenced this alteration as a "change [in] the blood stream of an adopted child," and acknowledged that adopted children were the children of adoptive parents "for every purpose as fully as though born to the adopting parents.
Accredited organizations and adopting parents will provide a confirmation in writing that they will be responsible for health and education of adopted child, they will also undertake to follow the requirements set by the legislation of Kyrgyzstan.
Be sure to educate adopting parents about signs of trauma because such a history is so much more likely in a child who has come up for adoption.
In a closed adoption, the identity of the birth parents is kept hidden from the adopting parents and vice-versa.
And Yuriy Pavlenko, Ukraine's family and youth minister, also insisted that his country's law states adopting parents must be no more than 45 years older than the child.
Like many adopting parents, Jason and Tracey Gorbett of Castle Rock, Colo.
Through lively prose and creative illustrations, Foster, the mother of two sons she and her husband adopted after toddlerhood, offers lessons and strategies to other adopting parents on confronting challenges and making the best of the adopted child-parent relationship.
In Morocco, at a creche for orphans that Michael and I have raised money for, Christians are discriminated against - staff insist that adopting parents must be Muslim.
as the reason not to adopt domestically--that children of color from other countries aren't actually children of color and can "pass" and be treated as white, which sure is easier for the white adopting parents.
I was troubled by your "Overseas Adoption Primer," in which you state that the cost is worth it because adopting parents "can usually avoid the emotional drama of interacting with the birth mother.
Only 42,000 adopting parents claimed the tax break in 2000--although for the few who qualify, the tax savings can total as much as $13,000.
The report said: "It was an attempt to put together children in Romania with potential adopting parents in Ireland.