adoptif

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin adoptīvus, from adoptāre (to adopt, literally chose for oneself), from ad- (to) + optāre (choose, wish) (from a Proto-Indo-European base *op- (to choose, prefer))

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adoptif (feminine singular adoptive, masculine plural adoptifs, feminine plural adoptives)

  1. adoptive, by or relating to adoption

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