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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adopted, adoptiveadjective

    acquired as your own by free choice

    "my adopted state"; "an adoptive country"

    Synonyms:
    adoptive

    Antonyms:
    native, connatural, inbred, inborn

Editors Contribution

  1. took over

    Submitted by anonymous on April 6, 2021  

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  1. Cristiane Mazzetti:

    In 2020, despite the prohibition of the use of fire and with the armed forces in the field since mid-May, the fires are still uncontrolled in Greenpeace Amazon, proving once again the inefficiency of the government, the figures show that the strategy adopted by the federal government is inefficient to contain the destruction of the most biodiverse forest on the planet.

  2. Tony Rothert:

    This school district adopted policies that make it easy for any disgruntled community member to force any book from the shelves for any reason, this plays right into the hands of those with an agenda to rid our public schools of viewpoints belonging to anyone other than straight, white men.

  3. Saint Jerome:

    The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end.

  4. Landry Signe:

    It will be important to address those disparities to ensure that special and differential treatments for the least developed countries are adopted and successfully implemented.

  5. Daniel Yergin:

    It really is a great irony that at a time when the United States became the world's biggest producer and has become a great exporter, that investors have become skeptical and have adopted a position of 'show me the money,' industry is having to demonstrate that it can deliver those returns over several quarters, not just one quarter, so they're going through a real testing period right now.


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