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Another word for importation

      1. In family law, the legal process that establishes a parent/child relationship between individuals who are not related by blood. Once the adoption is completed, the adoptive child becomes entitled to all the privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents, and the adoptive parents acquire all the legal rights, duties, and obligations of the child’s natural parents. Furthermore, all legal rights, duties, and obligations between the child and his or her natural parents (except, in some states, the obligation to pay delinquent child support payments) terminates upon the completion of the adoption.
      2. In contract law, the acceptance by a person or entity of the rights and responsibilities made for their benefit under a contract to which she is not a party.
      3. To accept legal responsibility for the act of another. See also ratify.
      1. The act or process of introducing or the state of being introduced.
      2. A means, such as a personal letter, of presenting one person to another.
      3. Something recently introduced; an innovation:
      1. The act or process of receiving or of being received.
      2. The act or an instance of catching a forward pass.
      3. A welcome, greeting, or acceptance:
      1. The act or process of accepting.
      2. The state of being accepted or acceptable.
      3. Favorable reception; approval.
      1. The act or an instance of entering.
      2. A means or point by which to enter.
      3. Permission or power to enter; admission:
      1. The act of admitting or allowing to enter:
      2. The right to enter or be accepted:
      3. The price required or paid for entering; an entrance fee.
      1. Something that is borrowed, especially a word borrowed from one language for use in another.
      1. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
      2. To receive (data) into one program from another.
      3. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify: