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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Since the first recognition of National Adoption Day in 2000 nearly 65,000 kids have been adopted on National Adoption Day, celebrated the Saturday before Thanksgiving each year.
To help encourage adoptions, Anderson Animal Shelter is planning a major adoption event at each of its three adoption locations.
The Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) supports intercountry adoption as an option for children in need of permanency.
Adoption Agencies Seeking Volunteers to Cuddle, Nurture Newborns," screamed headlines, implying that across America, babies are awaiting adoption and in need of strangers willing to rock them in the interim.
The adoption rate within the country as well as those by foreign nationals in India has gone down by nearly 50 per cent in the last five years.
service designed to speed up the adoption process will be launched later this year, the Welsh Government has said.
CCAI was created in 2001 by the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Coalition on Adoption to raise Congressional and public awareness about the issue of adoption.
They first looked into adoption when an injury became a potential risk to pregnancy.
Louise Addison, adoption social worker, said: "No question is too silly to ask; the most important thing is, if you're considering adoption, ring us.
So I became an Adoption Champion for the charity, the British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Help make a difference to a child's life - become an Adoption Champion.
Durham County Council's adoption service is holding a special session next week for anyone thinking about adoption.
During the past year, the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMA) has focused on improving interstate practice and facilitating the provision of Medicaid to eligible adoption assistance recipients placed outside their adoption assistance state.
A Child for Keeps: The History of Adoption in England, 1918-45.
Internet-based adoption services are currently flourishing, with varying degrees of regulation, depending on whether it is domestic infant adoption, public foster care adoption or international adoption.