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Definition of adopted adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    adopted

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//əˈdɒptɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈdɑːptɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1an adopted child has legally become part of a family which is not the one in which he or she was born Danny is their adopted son.
  2. 2an adopted country is one in which somebody chooses to live although it is not the one they were born in
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