adoption noun

1 of child

VERB + ADOPTION offer sb for, place sb for, put sb up for She has decided to put the child up for adoption. | be available for When will the child be available for adoption?

ADOPTION + VERB go through They were so happy when the adoption went through successfully.


2 taking/using sth

ADJ. general, widespread | formal The party announced the formal adoption of George Smith as their

VERB + ADOPTION recommend, urge The committee recommended the adoption of new safety procedure