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a·dop·tion

adoption

 
 
pronunciation:
dap shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of adopting a child or being adopted by law.
The couple was happy when they found out the adoption was final.My parents told me about my adoption when I was little.
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