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Definition of the noun adoptee

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noun - plural: adoptees

  1. someone (such as a child) who has been adopted

Alternative definition of the noun adoptee


  1. An adopted son or daughter. A foster child.
  2. A person who was adopted as a child.

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Adoption, 2nd Edition (2005)

by Christine Adamec

Adoptee refers to the person who was adopted. Some people prefer the terms “ adopted child,” or “adopted adult.” Adoption refers to the complete transfer of parental rights and obligations from one family to another family. The adoptive family ...

Google previewBrothers and Sisters in Adoption (2012)

Helping Children Navigate Relationships When New Kids Join the Family by Arleta James

As has also been confirmed, the adoptee is the focus of mental health services.

Google previewSenate Bill (1985)

The proposed adoptee is an adult with a developmental disability.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (2017)

by Amy Wenzel

Adoptive parents commonly provide information about the adoptive home environment, observations about adoptee behavior, and medical history. Biological parents may also be interviewed and complete psychological testing and psychiatric ...

Google previewSocial Issues in America: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by James Ciment

Adoption in which the identity of the biological parents is kept a secret from the adoptee. Foster care. The temporary placement of children in the homes of guardians, usually because the parents are either unable to raise the child or have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Privacy: A-M (2007)

by William G. Staples

The court further noted that under Oregon law, the decision to seal the original certificate was within the discretion not of birth parents but of the adoptive parents , the adoptee, or the court granting the adoption. The court concluded that earlier ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Comparative Law (1973)

by Mauro Cappelletti

The adoptee must be under 15 and unmarried, unless custom permits the contrary.724 Adoption of girls, introduced in 1956, is still rare, since they are adopted exclusively for sentimental reasons. Outside INDIA no girl may be adopted; but ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Adoption (2007)

by Christine A. Adamec, Laurie C. Miller

adoptee” v. “adopted person” “Adoptee” is sometimes considered to be the less acceptable substitute label for the words “adopted person,” “adopted ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

The “adopter”assumes parental responsibility forthe “adoptee.” The “adoptee” isthereby considered anactual child, becomingthe beneficiary of all therights, privileges, and responsibilities affordedto allthe childrenof thefamily. References ...

Google previewHolman QuickSource Bible Dictionary (2005)

by Holman Bible Editorial Staff

The “adopter” assumes parentalresponsibility for the“adoptee.” The “adoptee”is thereby considered an actual child, becoming the beneficiaryof allthe rights, privileges, andresponsibilities affordedto all the children of the family. References to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Problems (2008)

by Vincent N. Parrillo

or open (making provision for ongoing contact between the biological parents and adoptive parents, and possibly the adoptee).

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Video shows what adoptee means. An adopted son or daughter. A foster child.. A person who was adopted as a child.. Adoptee Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1D2O1P3T1E1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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