Translation of adoption in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable and countable (of child) the number of adoptions has risenI'm a Londoner by adoptionel número de adopciones ha aumentado(before noun) adoption certificateLondres es mi ciudad adoptiva1.2 uncountable (of idea, approach, custom, title)certificado (masculine) de adopciónExample sentences1.3 uncountable (of report, motion) 1.4 uncountable (of candidate)
(British English) (Politics)
- 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.
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