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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadopteda‧dopt‧ed /əˈdɒptɪd $ əˈdɑːp-/ adjective  1 SSFLOOK AFTER somebodyan adopted child has been legally made part of a family that he or she was not born into his adopted son2 CHOOSEyour adopted country is one that you have chosen to live in permanently
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adoptedIf we believe this, I think it makes the challenge of bringing up adopted children an easier task.He had been roaming New Orleans, his adopted city, for two days.Another of Mia's children, 14-year-old Moses, repeated allegations that Allen had sexually abused his seven-year-old adopted daughter Dylan.The couple split up after Farrow saw nude pictures of her adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn, 21, taken by Allen.Robbie had never met any of Caro's adopted family.Even Bush's adopted home state of Texas gave Clinton a five percent lead.But Dan Crawley's adopted niece clearly shared Henry's faith in the equine world.The Browns have one adopted son.
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