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adopt
ə'dɑːpt
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Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb
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(动) As a verb
  1. Take into one's family.
  2. Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.
  3. Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own.
  4. Put into dramatic form.
  5. Take up and practice as one's own.
  6. Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans.
  7. Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities.
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