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adoption

US [əˈdɑpʃ(ə)n]
UK [əˈdɒpʃ(ə)n]
  • n.收养;领养;(想法、计划、名字等的)采用;(候选人的)选定
  • Web采纳;采纳,采取;接受
Plural Form:adoptions  
adoption
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n.
1.
[u][c]
收养;领养the act of adopting a child
She put the baby up for adoption.
她提出要让人收养那个婴儿。
2.
[u]
(想法、计划、名字等的)采用the decision to start using sth such as an idea, a plan or a name
the adoption of new technology
新技术的采用
3.
[u][c]
(候选人的)选定,推选,推举the act of choosing sb as a candidate for an election
his adoption as the Labour candidate
他被选定为工党候选人

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