adj. 被收养的, 被采用的
He is their adopted son.
He's not our natural son we adopted him when he was three.
New methods of teaching foreign languages are adopted in this institute.
As they had no children of their own, they adopted an orphan.
The government adopted an uncompromising posture on the issue of independence.
A member of the left-wing majority group of the Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party that adopted Lenin's theses on party organization in 1903.
As a rule of thumb, a one-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax raises$1 billion. Oil producers in President-elect Bush's adopted state of Texas, however, would rather see a tax on imported crude oil.
The babies, Carolina and Pablo, grew into bright and healthy children, ... By some accounts, they knew they were adopted. By all accounts, they were lovingly cared for.
婴儿卡罗莱娜跟巴卜罗长成又聪明又健康的儿童 ... 据某些人说，他们知道他们是被收养的。据所有的人说，他们有受到疼爱与照顾。
1. 被收养的; 有收养关系的