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Definition of the adjective adoptive
What does adoptive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of parents and children; related by adoption
- acquired as your own by free choice
- example: an adoptive country
- synonym of adoptive: adopted
Alternative definition of the adjective adoptive
- Related through adoption; more generally, relating to adoption.
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by Jon Carlson, Shannon B. Dermer
Silvia Echevarria-Doan Adoptive families are made up of individuals who choose to parent non– biologically related children for the purpose of offering them a permanent home and family. Adoption serves as a vital solution in response to ...
by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
During this stage, health professionals can provide accurate and supportive psychoeducation to dispel myths and normalize common concerns about the adoptive process. There is evidence that infertile couples who become parents through ...
by Constance L. Shehan
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BIRTH PARENTS, ADOPTIVE PARENTS, AND CHILDREN The reasons why a child may be put up for adoption are numerous; however, there are certain considerations that occur when an adoption is pending ...
by Vincent N. Parrillo
the adoptive parents. Adoptions may be closed (sharing no information between the ...
Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution by Albert Gallatin Mackey
ADOPTIVE 83 the first that introduces the fourth degree, of which Guillemain is supposed to have been the inventor, since all previous rituals include only the three degrees. 3. Mafon- nerit d1 Adoption pour let Femrnet, contained in ...
by Celia B Fisher, Richard M. Lerner
Adoption, which involves the legal transfer of parental rights and responsibilities from birth parents to adoptive parents, is becoming more ...
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Angus (adoptive) Baby & Bleu
The bull calf was trying to get a drink of water but Bleu was too much of a distraction.
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Scrabble value of A1D2O1P3T1I1V4E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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