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Definition of "adopted" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of adopt. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adopted" in a sentence
  • "“Supreme Emergency” is a phrase adopted by Walzer from a 1939 speech by Winston Churchill in an attempt to reconcile just war ethics with the killing of innocent civilians entailed in the nighttime bombing of German cities."
  • "Far West Entertainment As two-fifths of the night's support act Blush, they are about to perform in front of 14,000 screaming Beliebers—the name adopted by the teen phenom's legions of fans."
  • "They are the only Argyle, a name adopted for reasons never fully explained."
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