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Descriptor in English: Adoption
Descriptor in Spanish: Adopción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Adoção
Descriptor in French: Adoption
Entry term(s): Adoptions
Tree number(s): I01.880.853.150.140
SP9.020.010.020.010
Scope note: Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
DeCS UI: 23894
Descriptor UI: D000300
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Adoption - Preferred
Concept UI M0000474
Scope note Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
Preferred term Adoption
Entry term(s) Adoptions



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