adoptee adoptee  /ə ˈdɑp ˈti/


  • (n) someone (such as a child) who has been adopted


  1. Another important funding source has been the Dave Thomas Foundation, created by the late founder of Wendy's, an adoptee himself, to encourage the adoption of foster kids.
  2. Indeed, says Betty Jean Lifton, an adoptee and the author of Lost and Found.
  3. Another 17-year-old adoptee met not only her birth father but also her four elder birth sisters.



  • "There is nothing that dictates that the adoption of a child by a same-sex couple is not in the best interests of the adoptee," said Mazuz in his ruling.
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Meni Mazuz Source: Jewish Chronicle

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