adopt


adopt
verb
1 child
ADVERB
legally

The child has now been legally adopted.

PHRASES
have sb adopted

She was forced to have her baby adopted.

2 take and use sth
ADVERB
formally, officially

The policy has not yet been formally adopted.

VERB + ADOPT
tend to
decide to
be forced to
Adopt is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑conference, ↑congress, ↑council, ↑parliament
Adopt is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accent, ↑alias, ↑amendment, ↑approach, ↑attitude, ↑baby, ↑bill, ↑child, ↑code, ↑constitution, ↑convention, ↑course, ↑creed, ↑criterion, ↑custom, ↑declaration, ↑definition, ↑directive, ↑disguise, ↑doctrine, ↑document, ↑guideline, ↑habit, ↑identity, ↑ideology, ↑kid, ↑law, ↑legislation, ↑lifestyle, ↑line, ↑manner, ↑mannerism, ↑measure, ↑method, ↑mode, ↑model, ↑motion, ↑motto, ↑name, ↑nationality, ↑orphan, ↑perspective, ↑philosophy, ↑plan, ↑point of view, ↑policy, ↑position, ↑posture, ↑practice, ↑procedure, ↑profile, ↑pseudonym, ↑reasoning, ↑recommendation, ↑reform, ↑register, ↑regulation, ↑religion, ↑resolution, ↑rhetoric, ↑role, ↑rule, ↑scheme, ↑slogan, ↑solution, ↑stance, ↑standpoint, ↑strategy, ↑style, ↑suggestion, ↑surname, ↑system, ↑tack, ↑tactic, ↑technique, ↑technology, ↑terminology, ↑tone, ↑view, ↑viewpoint

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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