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- adoptive immunity,
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Origin of adoption
Examples from the Web for adoption
The children found a new family after a home study was done and the adoption was completed in court.
They are for corporations like Hobby Lobby, and vast hospital networks, and, yes, adoption agencies.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus the adoption of any particular verb is a matter of taste, not a question of absolute correctness.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With|Nick Romeo|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, Pertman says, adoption is not just about placing children.
There is wide consensus among attorneys that adoptive parents can vacate an adoption if acts of fraud were committed.
The debate resulted in the adoption of the declaration by a vote of one hundred and forty-one against twenty-three.
How far such welcome and adoption were voluntary we have no means of ascertaining.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
How should blessing and adoption be propagated from Abraham, as a sort of head, into the whole body of the faithful?St. Peter, His Name and His Office|Thomas W. Allies
Modern historians believe that it was probably the ceremony of adoption by which Smith was made one of the tribe.The Princess Pocahontas|Virginia Watson
He is an Englishman by birth, a native of the world by adoption.The Lighted Match|Charles Neville Buck
mid-14c., from Old French adopcion or directly from Latin adoptionem (nominative adoptio), noun of action from past participle stem of adoptare "chose for oneself, take by choice, select, adopt," especially "to take into a family, adopt as a child," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + optare "choose, wish, desire" (see option (n.)).