adoptar

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From Latin adoptāre, present active infinitive of adoptō.

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adoptar (first-person singular present adopto, past participle adoptat)

  1. (transitive) to adopt

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adoptar (first-person singular present, first-person singular preterite, past participle tado)

  1. to adopt (to take in and raise as one's own)

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Borrowed from Esperanto adoptiEnglish adoptFrench adopterGerman adoptierenItalian adottareSpanish adoptar, ultimately from Latin adoptō.

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adoptar (present tense adoptas, past tense adoptis, future tense adoptos, imperative adoptez, conditional adoptus)

  1. (transitive) to adopt

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adoptar (first-person singular present indicative adopto, past participle adoptado)

  1. Superseded spelling of adotar. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

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Spanish[edit]

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From Latin adoptāre, present active infinitive of adoptō. Cognate with English adopt.

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  • IPA(key): /adobˈtaɾ/, [a.ð̞oβ̞ˈt̪aɾ]
  • (file)

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adoptar (first-person singular present adopto, first-person singular preterite adopté, past participle adoptado)

  1. (transitive, law) to adopt (legally take in a child from other parents)
    Synonyms: ahijar, prohijar
  2. (transitive) to adopt (select)
  3. (transitive) to take (e.g. steps, measurements, action, position or view)
    adoptar una postura
    to take a stand, to take a position
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    adoptar medidas
    to take steps, to take measures, to take action
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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