adoptive


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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.
ENPNewswire-August 29, 2019--Immatics and Celgene Enter Strategic Collaboration to Develop Novel Adoptive Cell Therapies
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced she has introduced the Every Child Deserves a Family Act to help give more children a loving home by ending current discriminatory laws that allow organizations to discriminate against prospective adoptive and foster parents based on sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or religion.
He replied: "I have always felt that it might seem as though I was saying they (his adoptive parents) were somehow not the complete parents who have given me everything that they could, so that has been the reticence."
In "Becoming a Mother: Reflections on Adoptive Parenthood", Mari Gallagher draws on a combination of seminal and modern texts and personal memoir to present a unique view of what it means to be an adoptive parent in Ireland today.
The period is the same when social workers normally visit adoptive families to check the relationship between the child and the foster parent and whether the child is adapting to the new environment.
Founded in 1992, it provides legal and social services to birth mothers and adoptive parents.
[USA], Mar 11 (ANI): The tool that assesses potential candidates as adoptive parents does not meet the needs of lesbian, gay or gender minority adults, a new study has observed.
To be eligible to adopt, prospective adoptive parents are screened through a home study process by a local nonprofit, licensed agency.
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.