noun: The act of adopting, or state of being adopted; voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be the same as one's own child.
noun: Admission to a more intimate relation; reception; as, the adoption of persons into hospitals or monasteries, or of one society into another.
noun: The choosing and making that to be one's own which originally was not so; acceptance; as, the adoption of opinions.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
"The spirit of adoption" Luther translates "the spirit of a child;" _adoption_ he translates
At the moment, official contact in adoption is most often made through the “letterbox” process.
I would love the word adoption not to be part of our vocabulary, along with disease, war and poverty.
The book was a great overview, but Kyle provided the nitty-gritty details as well as the relationship problems that sometimes surfaced in what he called the adoption triad—the adoptive couple, the birth parents, and the child.
Our native land, or the country of our adoption is as dear to us as to the other indwellers.