Definition of Adoption
the process of legally taking on personal responsibility for something or someone (usually a child) that belongs to someone else
Examples of Adoption in a sentence
The baby was in foster care for seven days before being put up for adoption and taken in by a new family.
An adoption fee must be paid to the animal shelter before an abandoned dog or cat can be taken to its forever home.
The city’s adoption of the new curfew law means that all children under the age of 17 must be indoors before 10 pm.
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