adotar

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese adoutar, from Latin adoptāre, present active infinitive of adoptō.

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adotar ‎(first-person singular present indicative adoto, past participle adotado)

  1. to adopt (to take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen)
  2. to apply an idea or concept
    A Rússia adotou o capitalismo em 1991.
    Russia adopted capitalism in 1991.

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