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British English: /əˈdɒpt/
American English: /əˈdɑpt/

Translation of adopt in French:

transitive verb

  • adopter (child, idea, method, attitude)
    prendre (accent, tone, identity)
    choisir (candidate, career)
    adopter (bill, proposal, recommendation)
    to adopt somebody as candidate (Politics)
    choisir quelqu'un comme candidat

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