[ uh-dop-tuh-buhl ]
/ əˈdɒp tə bəl /
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a child who is considered suitable for adoption: fewer adoptables than in previous years.
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OTHER WORDS FROM adoptablea·dopt·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·a·dopt·a·ble, adjectiveun·a·dopt·a·ble, adjective
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Six of the pachyderms — Kasewe, Nkala, Ludaka, Lufutuko, Olimba Mtima and Chamilandu — are adoptable.A virtual menagerie: How conservation and rescue efforts can connect us with wildlife around the world|Andrea Sachs|January 15, 2021|Washington Post