Definitions of "adoptive"
  1. Relates to someone who has taken the formal process to make someone else's child their own
  2. Pertains to an individual who has undergone a legal process to be regarded as the child of someone not their biological parent
  3. Relates to a phenomenon of embracing or accepting the words or actions of another as if they were your own
How to use "adoptive" in a sentence
  1. Under an adoptive situation, Jane would become the legal parent of her stepdaughter.
  2. The adoptive bond between the parents and the child was always strong in their family.
  3. The adoptive nature of their relationship was evident in how she picked up on her mentor's habits and mannerisms.

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