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Verb
Simple past tense for choose or take something as one's own
“I agree that this was an option and not obligatory, but most consulting engineers chose to adopt this method, as it satisfied the needs for the brief and avoided the need for dimensioning the drawings.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to select and take or approve
“The local Tory party in Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross was due yesterday to take a decision on whether to adopt him as a candidate.”
Verb
Simple past tense for legally care for another's child
“There are hundreds of people desperate to adopt a child.”
Verb
Past participle for choose or take something as one's own
“I agree that this was an option and not obligatory, but most consulting engineers chose to adopt this method, as it satisfied the needs for the brief and avoided the need for dimensioning the drawings.”
Verb
Past participle for legally care for another's child
“There are hundreds of people desperate to adopt a child.”
Adjective
Chosen
Adjective
Adjective
Lacking in natural or spontaneous quality
Adjective
Not genuine
Adjective
Favoured
Adjective
Showing empathy for others, and recognizing their feelings etc.
Verb
Simple past tense for to utilize or employ a tangible object
Verb
To have acquired something, usually over a period of time
Adjective
Of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one's own
Adjective
Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person
Adjective
Mutual or held in common by many
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