adoptive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adopt +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

adoptive (not comparable)

  1. Related through adoption.
    My adoptive parents recently got to know my biological parents.
  2. Pertaining to adoption.

Antonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adoptive

  1. feminine singular of adoptif

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adoptīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of adoptīvus

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adoptive

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of adoptiv.