Migration and Home Affairs

adoption (of a child)

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Definition(s)

In the context of dependants, the statutory process of terminating legal rights and duties between the child and the natural parents, and substituting similar rights and duties between the child and the adoptive parents.

Source(s)

IOM Glossary on Migration, 2nd ed., 2011

Translations

  • BG: осиновяване
  • CS: osvojení (dítěte)
  • DE: Adoption (eines Kindes)
  • EL: υιοθεσία (παιδιού)
  • EN: adoption (of a child)
  • ES: adopción
  • ET: lapsendamine
  • FI: adoptio
  • FR: adoption (d’un enfant)
  • GA: uchtú; uchtáil
  • HU: örökbefogadás
  • IT: adozione (di un bambino)
  • LT: įvaikinimas
  • LV: adopcija
  • MT: Addozzjoni
  • NL: adoptie
  • PL: adopcja
  • PT: adoção
  • RO: adoptare
  • SK: osvojenie / adopcia (dieťaťa)
  • SL: posvojitev
  • SV: adoption
  • NO: adopsjon

Narrower Term(s)