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Definition of adopted adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    adopted

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˈdɑptəd//
     
     
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  1. 1an adopted child has legally become part of a family that is not the one in which they were born Danny is their adopted son.
  2. 2an adopted country is one in which someone chooses to live although it is not the one they were born in
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: adopted

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