adopt verb

1 child

ADV. legally The child has now been legally adopted.

PHRASES have sb adopted She was forced to have her baby adopted.

2 take and use sth

ADV. formally, officially The policy has not yet been formally adopted.

VERB + ADOPT tend to | decide to | be forced to

PREP. towards the policies employers adopt towards the labour force

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