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Verb
To have accepted or received, typically something awarded
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(of a place or position) To have occupied
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To have utilized or employed a tangible object
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Past tense for to legally care for another's child
“There are dozens of couples who are desperate to adopt a child.”
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Past tense for to choose to take up, follow, or use
“Most consulting engineers chose to adopt this method as it satisfied the needs of the brief.”
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Past tense for to choose or select from a set of options
“The local party was due yesterday to make a decision on whether to adopt Smith as a candidate.”
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Past tense for to endorse or approve of a decision or choice
“Australia is the first OECD donor country to adopt this new methodology.”
Adjective
Very commonly encountered or observed
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Fake, especially with an intent to deceive
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Supported
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Treated or regarded with partiality
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Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person
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Of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one's own
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