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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptive(adj)

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adopted

    of Adopt

  2. Adopted(adj)

    taken by adoption; taken up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adopted' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2014

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adopted' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3346

How to pronounce adopted?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say adopted in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adopted in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adopted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of adopted in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Officer Glenn Chisholm:

    Even companies that have successfully adopted single sign-on and multi-factor authentication technologies are scrambling to understand and secure what employees do after they log in.

  2. Jack Lew:

    The changes adopted today represent an important step for the Council that will increase the transparency of our designations process and strengthen the Council overall.

  3. Jerry Brown:

    I am deeply disappointed that the CalPERS Board reversed course and adopted an irresponsible plan that will only keep the system dependent on unrealistic investment returns, this approach will expose the fund to an unacceptable level of risk in the coming years.

  4. Jennifer Stisa Granick:

    If such systems are to work, theremust be widespread, free, and quick testing available. The systems must also be widely adopted, but that will not happen if people do not trust them, for there to be trust, the tool must protect privacy, be voluntary, and store data on an individuals device rather than in a centralized repository.

  5. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer:

    Right now, this size bag qualifies as a carry-on. It's the size you've seen millions of people rolling around at airports and train stations when you travel, if the policy is adopted, this piece of luggage will no longer qualify as carry-on luggage.

Images & Illustrations of adopted

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