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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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For nothing can be more evident, to those who are able to take an enlarged view of the subject, than the alternative of an adoption of the new Constitution or a dismemberment of the Union.
All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.
At all seasons, therefore, when the good man was alone with the youth, especially when the latter was totally at ease, he took occasion to remind him of his former miscarriages, but in the mildest and tenderest manner, and only in order to introduce the caution which he prescribed for his future behaviour; "on which alone," he assured him, "would depend his own felicity, and the kindness which he might yet promise himself to receive at the hands of his father by adoption, unless he should hereafter forfeit his good opinion: for as to what had past," he said, "it should be all forgiven and forgotten.
Mother by adoption," retorted Estella, never departing from the easy grace of her attitude, never raising her voice as the other did, never yielding either to anger or tenderness, "Mother by adoption, I have said that I owe everything to you.
But pending the adoption of my plan, do not describe him contemptuously as a vulgar tradesman.
As a result, within two years, interracial adoptions declined by more than two-thirds.
It discusses whether and how international legal instruments and domestic measures can combine to ensure proper standards are applied to such adoptions.
In 2016 alone, over 4,700 adoptions were finalized on National Adoption Day.
To help encourage adoptions, Anderson Animal Shelter is planning a major adoption event at each of its three adoption locations.
Central Authority for the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, an international agreement that establishes safeguards to ensure that intercountry adoptions take place in the best interests of children.
Unlike years ago, when babies went immediately from the hospital to a foster home for months before a mother surrendered legal rights and an adoptive family was chosen, most infant adoptions today are what is known as "direct placements," meaning the newborn goes from the birthmother's arms to the adoptive parents' care.
However, the number of adoptions came down to 4,354 in 2013.
e new service will promote adoptions, increase the pool of adopters, and make sure good quality post-adoption support is available for those who need it.
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute honored Wenatchee's Mike Magnotti of New Life Adoptions in Wenatchee as an "Angel in Adoption" at an awards ceremony on Oct.
Six courthouses statewide will celebrate the adoptions of over 130 children who had been in state foster care.