adopted child

Definition of "adopted child"
  1. An individual, of any age, who is legally recognized as someone else's child through court proceedings
How to use "adopted child" in a sentence
  1. After months of paperwork and waiting, they were thrilled to finally have their adopted child home.
  2. As an adopted child, she had the same inheritance rights as their biological children.
  3. An adopted child and a biological child should be treated equally under the law.

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