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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptiveadjective

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adopted

    of Adopt

  2. Adoptedadjective

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Leonard Rubenstein:

    Policies barring participation in interrogation and force feeding are necessary to enable health professionals to fulfill ethical obligations adopted by the health professions to avoid inflicting harm, to be loyal to their patients, and to exercise independent professional judgment, adherence to these ethical standards protects the rights of members of the military and detainees in military custody and also makes our military stronger by avoiding a gulf between military and civilian medicine that could impair recruiting of well qualified health professionals.

  2. Daniel Reitz:

    I was adopted at age 9. I came from a sexually abusive family, they separated me and my brothers at a really young age and it tore me apart really bad.

  3. Mohsen Qamsari:

    One of the methods to ensure the country's oil sale is buying refineries in other countries but this has to be approved by the administration and the parliament, this is a method that countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, the U.S., China and leading oil giants like Royal Dutch Shell and BP have adopted and we should not stay behind them in this field.

  4. Luis Escobar:

    We just did it as a fun, interesting way to end the summer; it’s unreal how it’s resonated with people, if even one dog gets adopted out of this, that would be fantastic.

  5. Hyman Rickover:

    Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

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