adoption
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adoption(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la adopción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are many children in the foster care system waiting for adoption.Hay muchos niños en el sistema público de acogida infantil que están esperando la adopción.
2. (acquisition)
a. la adopción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
British colonization led to the adoption of many new customs and foods in the United Kingdom.La colonización británica trajo consigo la adopción de muchas nuevas costumbres y comidas en el Reino Unido.
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adoption
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la adopción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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adoption [əˈdɒpʃən]
noun
adopción (f)
they have two children by adoption tienen dos hijos adoptivos; country of adoption patria (f) adoptiva
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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