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One entry found for adopt.
Main Entry: adopt
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressdäpt
Function: verb
1 : to take legally as one's own child <adopted a baby girl>
2 : to take as one's own <adopt a point of view>
3 : to accept formally <the assembly adopted a constitution>
- adopt·able /schwa-primarystressdäp-tschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- adopt·er noun

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