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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Grant was born on November 18, 1965, and his adopted parents were Alister Graham Park and Louise Margaret Avril Park (I do not know her maiden name) but both passed away, as well as his sister Justine Louise Park.
While Lowell and Baltierra documented their visit on social media, they did not share photos of Carly as requested by her adopted parents.
yen]' Jobs grew up under the care of adopted parents but when he became older he traced his biological parents Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah Jandali, only to find out he had a younger sister; famous novelist Mona Simpson, according to CNN.
I've always been curious about my real mum but wouldn't want to hurt my adopted parents by getting back in touch with my real family.
His early life had been sad and chaotic but his adopted parents brought him a structured life and references described him as friendly, polite, helpful, well motivated and capable.
A 16-year-old youth was in court after pleading guilty to breaking into the house of his adopted parents, above.
During a BBC interview in March 2015 he said: "My responsibility as a magistrate, as I saw it, was to do what I considered best for the child, and my feeling was therefore that it would be better if it was a man and woman who were the adopted parents.
113) One question, regarding a possible clarification of multiple adoptions, specifically cited a preliminary draft which stated, "[A]n adopted child shall be treated as the natural child of his adopted parents and shall cease to be treated as the child of his natural parents.
He loved his adopted parents but had wanted to find me too.
Raised in London by her adopted parents (Donald Sumpter, Elizabeth Perkins), Leung's Mei is contacted by a Chinese journalist (Linh-Dan Pham) who has tracked her down to deliver some shocking news: After Mei was given up, her parents had a son (Sebastian So), who has been wrongly convicted of a murder he didn't commit, with the actual killer having been spared thanks to his well-connected family.
DOCUMENTARY This final episode, which documents the heart-breaking decisions of when to put a child into care, shows the transition from familiar foster home to the unknown territory of new adopted parents.
HBO) After being sent to Earth from planet Krypton by his parents with a special object from his home planet in tow, Clark Kent grows up with the help of his earthly adopted parents and later assumes the identity of Superman and sets out to defend Earth from the villainous General Zod.
Your adopted parents are right - this decision is yours and no one else's.
However, Amy is about to discover he hasn't changed all that much as she informs Cain that Kyle's adopted parents have died, and he insists he doesn't care one way or the other.
We get the children registered with the NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority) and the babies have both the paternal and maternal identity of her adopted parents.