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adoptable

[uh-dop-tuh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being adopted; suitable or eligible for adoption: an adoptable child; a resolution found to be adoptable.
noun
  1. a child who is considered suitable for adoption: fewer adoptables than in previous years.

Origin of adoptable

First recorded in 1835–45; adopt + -able
Related formsa·dopt·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·a·dopt·a·ble, adjectiveun·a·dopt·a·ble, adjective
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