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adoptive

a·dop·tive

adoptive

 
pronunciation:
dap tihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to adoption.
Several agencies in the state provide adoptive services.
definition 2: related as the result of adoption.
The child lives with his adoptive parents.
antonyms:
natural
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derivation: adoptively (adv.)