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According to WordNet, the noun "adoption" has 3 sense(s).

100180413 the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance".

100084371 the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent".

101185292 a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit).


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