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Learned borrowing from French adoptée, feminine past participle of adopter meaning "to adopt"


adoptee (plural adoptees)

  1. An adopted son or daughter.
  2. A person who was adopted as a child.
    An adult Chinese female adoptee has found her biological parents.
  3. Synonym of adopter


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