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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 adopted
 (a.)被收養的,被採用的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·dopt·ed a. Taken by adoption; taken up as one's own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word.  -- A*dopt*ed*ly, adv.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·dopt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adopted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adopting.]
 1. To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, one's own child.
 2. To take or receive as one's own what is not so naturally; to select and take or approve; as, to adopt the view or policy of another; these resolutions were adopted.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 adopted
      adj 1: acquired as your own by free choice; "my adopted state"; "an
             adoptive country" [syn: adoptive] [ant: native]
      2: having been taken into a specific relationship; "an adopted
         child"