Origin of adoption
Examples from the Web for non-adoption
Historical Examples of non-adoption
Neither of these was the real reason which caused the clan tartan's non-adoption by the 79th.
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.)).