adoption agency

a`doption ,agency noun count
an organization or business that helps find children for people to ADOPT

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • adoption agency — UK US noun [countable] [singular adoption agency plural adoption agencies] an organization or business that helps to find children for people to adopt Thesaurus: adoption and caring for other people s children …   Useful english dictionary

  • adoption agency — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms adoption agency : singular adoption agency plural adoption agencies an organization or business that helps to find children for people to adopt …   English dictionary

  • Another Choice for Black Children Adoption Agency — Another Choice for Black Children is a Charlotte based adoption agency that works to find homes for African American children and other children with special needs and the first such agency in North Carolina.… …   Wikipedia

  • adoption — I (acceptance) noun acknowledgment, admission, approbation, approval, assimilation, assumption, attachment to, choice, co optation, election, embracement, espousal, favorable reception, ratification, reception, recognition, sanction, selection… …   Law dictionary

  • ADOPTION — ADOPTION, taking another s child as one s own. Alleged Cases of Adoption in the Bible The evidence for adoption in the Bible is so equivocal that some have denied it was practiced in the biblical period. (A) GENESIS 15:2–3. Being childless, Abram …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Adoption in California — Agencies that handle adoption in California can range from government funded agencies that place California children at little of no cost, to attorneys who arrange private adoptions, to international non profit adoption agencies. Total adoption… …   Wikipedia

  • Adoption — For other uses, see Adoption (disambiguation). Sister Irene of New York Foundling Hospital with children. Sister Irene is among the pioneers of modern adoption, establishing a system to board out children rather than institutionalize them.… …   Wikipedia

  • adoption — noun 1 of child VERB + ADOPTION ▪ offer sb for, place sb for, put sb up for ▪ She has decided to put the child up for adoption. ▪ be available for ▪ When will the child be available for ad …   Collocations dictionary

  • Adoption Disclosure Register (Ontario) — The Adoption Disclosure Register (ADR) is an adoption reunion registry operated by the government of Ontario, Canada. It implements the adoption disclosure provisions of the Child and Family Services Act . Background Under Ontario law prior to… …   Wikipedia

  • adoption — Legal process pursuant to state statute in which a child s legal rights and duties toward his natural parents are terminated and similar rights and duties toward his adoptive parents are substituted. To take into one s family the child of another …   Black's law dictionary

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