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adoptive - Legal Definition
Related by virtue of an adoption. For example, an
adult who adopts a child is that child’s adoptive parent. (Although the adult
is referred to as the adoptive parent, the minor is known as the adopted
to an adoption of any kind. For example, by adoptive works or conduct, one may
accept legal responsibility for the act of another.
Frowning, she went to the kitchen, worried Evelyn's cat found its way home from its adoptive parents up the street.
Like her adoptive mother, Destiny was mesmerized by the chocolate gaze and rich deep voice.
1881), who succeeded his adoptive father in 1888, earned great distinction by the courage with which he risked his life to save that of Sir Andrew Fraser, the lieutenant-governor of Bengal, on the occasion of the attempt to assassinate him made by Bengali malcontents on the 7th of November 1908.
In order to obtain beatitude for her adoptive father, she resolved to become a river whose waters should purify from all sin.
"It's been a while," her adoptive father said with a small laugh.