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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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The civil partnership bill did not include provisions regulating child adoptions.
Bioethicists who argue in favor of such rules point out that child adoption and foster care are more strictly regulated than infertility treatment (Caplan 2009).
A law passed in 1923 even permitted child adoption, though under conditions that made only relatives likely to adopt.
All the NGOs and individuals have been warned against adaptation of IDP children as there is no child adoption law in the region.
To earn this bonus, states must achieve a "foster care adoption rate" that exceeds its previous "highest-ever foster child adoption rate" back to 2002 adoption numbers.
It was the likes of George Carey and Rowan Williams who killed the church with women priests, gay and lesbian weddings and child adoption, and now the crowning glory - the ordination of woman bishops.
Pati (Central Adoption Resource Agency, Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India) assembles 12 papers that consider child adoption from a global perspective.
His adoption was handled by the Lancashire and Cheshire Child Adoption Council, which was based at Liverpool.
OTTAWA -- As an election looms the fate of the Child Adoption Expenses Bill, C-246, a private member's bill from Alliance M.
Or, in his his own words on the offical US government patent website: "A child adoption proceeding is conducted in the form of a television gameshow and online media event.
Conservative MP John Bercow - who resigned as shadow work and pensions secretary last year in a row over Duncan Smith's opposition to child adoption by homosexuals - said the Tory leader was in "considerable trouble".
Conservative MP John Bercow, who quit as shadow Work and Pensions Secretary last year in a row over Mr Duncan Smith's opposition to child adoption by homosexuals, said the leader was in 'considerable trouble'.
John Bercow, who resigned as work and pensions secretary last year in a row over Iain Duncan Smith's opposition to child adoption by homosexuals, said Conservatives must ``relegate to the dustbin of history the finger-wagging tendency in our party'' and embrace a modernising agenda.
China Southern Airlines has entered its fifth year of providing US-based child adoption agencies with special transpacific fares for Americans travelling to and from China.
Besides allowing child adoption, the amendments proposed by France's governing Socialist Party would make gay unions legal and recognize a gay spouse as stepparent of a partner's children.
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