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Definition of Adopted

Adopted

  1. of Adopt
  2. Taken by adoption; taken up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word.

Adopted Quotations

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Plato

The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country.
Robert Baden-Powell

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
Hyman Rickover

I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do, to see a plan adopted for the abolition of it - but there is only one proper and effectual mode by which it can be accomplished, and that is by Legislative authority: and this, as far as my suffrage will go, shall never be wanting.
George Washington

As you know, I'm an immigrant. I came over here as an immigrant, and what gave me the opportunities, what made me to be here today, is the open arms of Americans. I have been received. I have been adopted by America.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Adopted Translations

adopted in Dutch is aangenomen, geadopteerd
adopted in German is adoptierte, nahm an, angenommen
adopted in Portuguese is adotado
adopted in Spanish is adoptivo
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