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a·dop·tive

 (ə-dŏp′tĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Characteristic of or having to do with adoption.
b. Related by adoption: "increased honesty and sharing between birth families, adoptive families and adoptees" (Robyn S. Quinter).
2. Being a place that one has moved to or resettled in: our adoptive city. See Usage Note at adopt.

a·dop′tive·ly adv.

adoptive

(əˈdɒptɪv)
adj
1. acquired or related by adoption: an adoptive father.
2. of or relating to adoption. Compare adopted

a•dop•tive

(əˈdɒp tɪv)

adj.
1. of or involving adoption.
2. acquired or related by adoption: an adoptive father.
3. tending to adopt.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin]
a•dop′tive•ly, adv.
usage: adoptive is customarily applied to the parent (her adoptive mother) and adopted to the child (their adopted son).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adoptive - of parents and childrenadoptive - of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents"
biological - of parents and children; related by blood; "biological child"
2.adoptive - acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"
Translations
مُتَعَلِّق بِالتَبَنِّي
adoptivní
foster-
örökbe fogadó
uppeldis-, fóstur-
adoptívny
evlâtlığa kabul eden

adoptive

[əˈdɒptɪv] ADJadoptivo

adoptive

[əˈdɒptɪv] adj
[child, parents, mother, father, family] → adoptif/ive
[country, home] → d'adoption, adoptif/ive

adoptive

adjAdoptiv-; adoptive parentsAdoptiveltern pl; adoptive home/countryWahlheimat f

adoptive

[əˈdɒptɪv] adjadottivo/a

adopt

(əˈdopt) verb
1. to take (a child of other parents) as one's own. Since they had no children of their own they decided to adopt a little girl.
2. to take (something) as one's own. After going to France he adopted the French way of life.
aˈdoption (-ʃən) noun
aˈdoptive (-tiv) adjective
his adoptive father.

adoptive

a. adoptivo-a;
___childhijo ___, hija ___ adoptivo, -a; ___immune therapyterapia de inmunidad pasiva.

adoptive

adj adoptivo; — parents padres adoptivos
References in classic literature ?
As Philolaus gave them laws concerning many other things, so did he upon adoption, which they call adoptive laws; and this he in particular did to preserve the number of families.
Under these reasonable limitations, the door of this part of the federal government is open to merit of every description, whether native or adoptive, whether young or old, and without regard to poverty or wealth, or to any particular profession of religious faith.
After twelve years of banishment from the land of their first allegiance, during which they had been under an adoptive and temporary subjection to another sovereign, they must naturally have been led to reflect upon the relative rights and duties of allegiance and subjection.
Misconceptions and myths surrounding the matter mostly made adoptive children feel embarrassed for the sole reason that they are not related to their parents by blood.
We believe that Ethiopias pursuit of new adoption legislation must not prevent children who have already been matched with adoptive families from having the opportunity to complete their adoptions according to the law under which they were initiated.
The recent years have seen remarkable increase in the number of adoptive families in Kuwait, thanks to social media.
Smalley and Schooler offer advice to adoptive parents of infants adopted domestically and internationally, adoptive parents of special needs or older children, foster parents, adoption professionals who work with and educate adoptive or foster parents, mental health professionals who work with adopted or foster children, and school teachers and counselors who have adopted or foster children within their population.
REDCAR and Cleveland Council is to use National Adoption Week, October 19-25, to try to increase the numbers of adoptive parents on its books.
PEOPLE considering becoming adoptive parents can find out more about the process at an event next week.
Members of the $29 billion State Employees' Credit Union will be able to see foster care children who are looking for adoptive parents through a display of photographs at the cooperative's 254 branches.
Useful for children, families, caretakers, and teachers, "ABC, Adoption & Me" offers positive presentations of many common experiences shared by adoptive children and families.
com)-- In honor of National Adoption Month, the Amazon Kindle e-book version of the best-selling adoption book "What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective" will be available at a discounted price of just $2.