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Synonyms for adopt

Synonyms for adopt

to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

to accept officially

Synonyms for adopt

take up and practice as one's own

take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

take into one's family


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take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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NO formal qualifications are necessary but all adopters will need to have had some experience of caring for their own or other people's children.
Matthew, 41, told the ECHO he welcomes the figures but says they're low compared to heterosexual adopters.
Barnardo's has always encouraged and supported adopters and foster carers from LGBT communities, long before the legal changes.
All prospective adopters undergo an assessment process.
As a group, non-adopters are significantly smaller in size, less willing or able to spend on technology, and more entrenched in traditional organizational structures and roles than cloud adopters.
The Department for Education commissioned the e-learning modules for the government s drive to increase adopters for the 6,000 children in care awaiting placement.
Kwon and Chon (2009) consider perceived popularity as one dimension of social influence which predicts the adoption of mobile TV in Korea because adopters anticipate existing or potential popularity of this new media.
Clr Megan Swift, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People's Services, said: "Over the last few years we have recognised the need for more adopters in Calderdale.
Only 3% of Google Apps early adopters have more than 500 employees.
The local authority had the power to move the children from the foster carers under section 25(2) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 as a result of the granting of placement orders which allowed them to select prospective adopters (section 21).
One of the strengths of the book is that the sample of 131 adopters of ninety children, while not generalizable to all adopters, includes eastern and western adoptive parents.
Recent adopters are nearly twice as likely as early adopters to offer pharmacy benefits (44 percent versus 23 percent).
A CHILDREN'S charity desperately needs would-be adopters in Coventry to come forward.
The managers said they were inspired to roll up their sleeves by volunteer station adopters who have introduced flowers and artwork on station platforms across Wales.
Barnado's research found the highest proportion of adopters (38%), were aged 40-49, and one in four foster carers were older than 53.