About The Word Adoptive

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Adoptive

Adoptive Meaning & Definition
Adoptive Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Adoptive?

[adj] acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"
[adj] of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Adoptive: adopted | foster | surrogate

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Adoptive In Webster's Dictionary

\A*dopt"ive\, a. [L. adoptivus: cf. F. adoptif.] Pertaining to adoption; made or acquired by adoption; fitted to adopt; as, an adoptive father, an child; an adoptive language. -- {A*dopt"ive*ly}, adv.

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