Definition of adoption in English:
The action or fact of adopting or being adopted: she gave up her children for adoption the widespread adoption of agricultural technology
More example sentences
- A number of myths exist about who may adopt and about the unwieldy processes which exist in adoption.
- Of course adoption services must give the full facts to prospective parents.
- The adoption of fusionist policies by Lombards and Venetians alike proved futile.
assumption, assuming, taking on, acquiring, acquisition, affecting, affectation, espousal, advocacy, promotion, appropriation, arrogation;
approval, endorsement, acceptance, ratification, validation, rubber-stamping, authorization, sanctioning, support, backing
selection, choosing, choice, voting in, election, electing, naming, nominating, nomination, designation, designating, appointment, appointing
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