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The word adoption is in the Wiktionary

21 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • adoption n. The act of adopting. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  • adoption n. The state of being adopted; the acceptance of a child of other parents as if he or she were one’s own child.
  • adoption n. Admission to an institution, for example a hospital, clinic, mental asylum.
  • adoption n. The choosing and making that to be one’s own which originally was not so; acceptance.
  • adoption n. (Computing) Transfer between an old system to another (usually better) system.
  • adoption n. (Theology) An act of divine grace by which the redeemed in Christ are admitted to the privileges of the sons of God.
  • adoption n. (Chess, slang) Ten consecutive wins against an opponent.
— Foreign words, define in English —
— English words, defined in German —
  • adoption S. Adoption, Annahme (an Kindes statt).
  • adoption S. Aufnahme (in eine Gemeinschaft).
  • adoption S. Annahme, Aneignung, Übernahme, Wahl.
— English words, defined in Dutch —
  • adoption n. Adoptie.
  • adoption n. Aanneming.
  • adoption n. Overname, ontlening.
— English word, defined in French —
  • adoption n. Adoption (Of a law, of a child, ...).
— English word, defined in Spanish —
  • adoption s. Adopción.
— English word, defined in Italian —
  • adoption s. Adozione.
— In German —
  • Adoption S. Rechtliche Annahme eines nicht leiblichen Kindes als eigenes Kind.
— In French —
  • adoption n.f. Action d’adopter.
  • adoption n.f. (Par extension) Action d’admettre, de recevoir comme sien…
70 English words from 9 English definitions

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15 English words from 12 foreign definitions

Action adopter Adoption als child extension Gemeinschaft Kind Kindes law of␣a Overname Par sien Wahl

20 foreign words from 12 foreign definitions

Aanneming admettre Adopción Adoptie Adozione Aneignung Annahme Aufnahme comme eigenes eine eines leiblichen nicht ontlening Par␣extension recevoir Rechtliche statt Übernahme

6 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

adoptions adoptional adoptionism adoptionist adoptionists adoptionistic

4 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

coadoptions readoptions open␣adoptions closed␣adoptions

9 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

coadoption readoption unadoption nonadoption preadoption antiadoption open␣adoption postadoption closed␣adoption

19 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

ado ADO adopt dop DOP ion Ion -ion opt oPt OPt OPT opt. option PTI tio Tio tion -tion

15 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

ITP NOI noit oda Oda ODA OIt OIT pod POD -pod po'd pod- PO'd TPO

4 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)

actinopod adoptions notopodia potamonid

6 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

and␣I␣oop -odontia paindoo pintado Pintado toponia

3 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

adaption adeption adoptian

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