adoptee

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from French adoptée, feminine past participle of adopter meaning "to adopt"

Noun[edit]

adoptee ‎(plural adoptees)

  1. An adopted son or daughter.
  2. A person who was adopted as a child.
    An adult Chinese female adoptee has found her biological parents.

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