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adopt

[ə'dɔpt] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. усыновлять; удочерять

  2. принимать

  3. (официально) принимать (что-л.)

  4. перенимать, усваивать

  5. выдвигать, выбирать (в качестве кого-л.)

  6. лингв. заимствовать

  7. воен. принимать на вооружение

Learning (En-Ru)

adopt

[ə'dɒpt]

v

  1. усыновлять

  2. перенимать, усваивать

    • to adopt a tough approach to smb — занять жёсткую позицию по отношению к кому-л.
    • to adopt a position — стать на какую-л. точку зрения
  3. принимать

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If you adopt the device of leaning the body forwards and head downwards the feet will by themselves leave the ground and you can stretch them quite easily.
Если вы наклоните тело вперед, а голову вниз, то ноги сами оторвутся от земли, и вы без труда сможете их вытянуть.
Sivananda, Sri / Kundalini YogaШивананда, Шри / Кундалини йога
Кундалини йога
Шивананда, Шри
© МПРИЦ «Культ-информпресс», 1993
© В. В. Жикаренцев, перевод, вступительная статья, 1993
Kundalini Yoga
Sivananda, Sri
© The Divine Life Trust Society
When a neurotic does adopt a different attitude it may look as if later experiences had brought about a change in personality.
Когда невротик действительно заимствует другой аттитюд, это может выглядеть так, как если бы более поздний опыт вызвал некоторое изменение в личности.
Horney, Karen / Our Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of NeurosisХорни, Карен / Наши внутренние конфликты. Конструктивная теория невроза
Наши внутренние конфликты. Конструктивная теория невроза
Хорни, Карен
Our Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of Neurosis
Horney, Karen
© renewed 1972 by Renate Mintz, Marianne von Eckardt andHorney Swarzenski Brigitte
© 1945 by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
"Then I asked them to adopt me as a brother."
- Тогда я попросил принять меня братом.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
How contractor will adopt the principles and procedures of the SEIC Supplemental Assistance Programme.
Как подрядчик будет адаптировать принципы и процедуры программы дополнительной помощи компании «Сахалин Энерджи».
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
And in the case of the sexton, insist that he constitute himself her patron, adopt her as his daughter, for instance, and put all the weight of his great name behind her artistic career.
А если бы она разговаривала с могильщиком, то настаивала бы, чтобы он стал ее покровителем, например, сделал ее своей приемной дочерью и поставил бы всю свою известность на службу ее танцевальной карьере.
Gulik, Robert van / Poets and MurderГулик, Роберт ван / Поэты и убийцы
Поэты и убийцы
Гулик, Роберт ван
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
© 1968 by Robert van Gulik
Poets and Murder
Gulik, Robert van
© 1968 by Robert van Gulik
We, working as individual countries, within our regions and globally, adopt this Seoul Plan of Action with a view to accomplishing the following'
Мы, выступая как отдельные страны, в рамках наших регионов и на глобальном уровне, принимаем этот Сеульский план действий для достижения следующих целей'
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Should the General Assembly adopt draft resolution A/55/L.33, additional requirements of $16,235,400 would arise for 2001.
Если Генеральная Ассамблея примет проект резолюции A/55/L.33, на 2001 год возникнут дополнительные потребности в размере 16 235 400 долл. США.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
It will readily be understood that Nechludoff's influence caused me to adopt his bent of mind, the essence of which lay in an enthusiastic reverence for ideal virtue and a firm belief in man's vocation to perpetual perfection.
Само собою разумеется, что под влиянием Нехлюдова я невольно усвоил и его направление, сущность которого составляла восторженное обожание идеала добродетели и убеждение в назначении человека постоянно совершенствоваться.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ОтрочествоTolstoy, Leo / Boyhood
Boyhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© Arc Manor 2008
Отрочество
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
One had to be guided by the judgement of 'the true ladies and gentlemen', argued the Society, or else 'we may as well adopt the proprieties of Bolshevik Russia'.
Следует руководствоваться концепцией «истинных леди и джентльменов», доказывало Общество, в противном случае «нам грозит скатывание до уровня большевистской России».
Ishiguro, Kadzuo / The Remains of the DayИсигуро, Кадзуо / Остаток дня
Остаток дня
Исигуро, Кадзуо
The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
© 1989 by Kazuo Ishiguro
But I cannot wish that everybody would adopt selfish parasitism as a moral principle, if only because then I would have nobody to parasitize.
Но мне нежелательно, чтобы все приняли для себя в качестве морального принципа эгоизм и паразитизм, хотя бы потому, что мне тогда не на ком будет паразитировать.
Dawkins, Richard / The God DelusionДокинз, Ричард / Бог как иллюзия
Бог как иллюзия
Докинз, Ричард
© 2006 by Richard Dawkins
© H. Смелкова, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская Группа Аттикус", 2008
The God Delusion
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 2006
Many franchisors have had difficulty requiring franchisees to adopt computers to provide point-of-sale information.
Многие франчайзеры испытывали трудности, требуя от франчаизи приобрести компьютеры для предоставления информации с кассовых терминалов.
Shane, Scott A. / From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your CompanyШейн, Скотт А. / От мороженого к Интернету. Франчайзинг как инструмент развития и повышения прибыльности вашей компании
От мороженого к Интернету. Франчайзинг как инструмент развития и повышения прибыльности вашей компании
Шейн, Скотт А.
© Баланс Бизнес Букс, 2006
© перевод О. Теплых
© 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc.
From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your Company
Shane, Scott A.
© 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc.
The first foreign coach in the history of the Russian biathlon Wolfgang Pichler will work in tandem with young and ambitious Pavel Rostovtsev, who is able to adopt the skills and experience of his colleague.
Первый в истории отечественного биатлона иностранный специалист Вольфганг Пихлер будет работать в тандеме с молодым и амбициозным Павлом Ростовцевым, который за предстоящие несколько лет сможет перенять мастерство и опыт своего нового коллеги.
© Союз биатлонистов России, 2011
© Russian biathlon union, 2011
determine a list of areas in which the Foundation will conduct a competitive selection process with respect to research projects and shall adopt decisions on announcement of competitions and contests;
определяет перечень направлений, по которым Фонд объявляет конкурс научных проектов, принимает решение об объявлении конкурсов;
© 1997-2007 РФФИ
Let us remember the contemporary condition of the handicraft weavers and see what attitude the various socialist groups may and must adopt to them.
Припомним современное положение ткачей-кустарников и посмотрим, как могут и должны отнестись к ним различные социалистические фракции.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
So she put on a pleasant mask, ignored startled frowns from Thorn and Juilin, incredulous stares from Uno and Ragan, and enjoyed the outward good temper the other women had been forced to adopt.
Поэтому Найнив нацепила маску обходительности, не обращая внимания на недоуменные хмурые взгляды Тома и Джуилина, недоверчивые взоры Уно и Рагана, и наслаждалась показным хорошим нравом, какое другим женщинам давалось с трудом.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.

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adopt1/18
ə'dɔptVerbусыновлять; удочерятьExamples

They adopted the child as their heir. — Они признали ребёнка своим наследником.

User translations

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  1. 1.

    принимать

    translation added by Алена Семенчук
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  2. 2.

    усыновлять

    translation added by Николай Логинов
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Collocations

adopt a policy
проводить политику
adopt a resolution
принять резолюцию
adopt a suggestion
принять предложение
to adopt
принимать
to adopt a proposal
принимать предложение
to adopt a resolution
принимать резолюцию
to adopt
удочерять
to adopt stolen goods
укрывать краденое
to adopt rules of procedure
устанавливать правила процедуры
to adopt the rules of procedure
устанавливать правила судопроизводства
to adopt
усыновлять
to adopt
утверждать
to adopt the agenda
утверждать повестку дня
adopt a proposal
принимать предложение
adopt a resolution
принимать резолюцию

Word forms

adopt

verb
Basic forms
Pastadopted
Imperativeadopt
Present Participle (Participle I)adopting
Past Participle (Participle II)adopted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I adoptwe adopt
you adoptyou adopt
he/she/it adoptsthey adopt
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am adoptingwe are adopting
you are adoptingyou are adopting
he/she/it is adoptingthey are adopting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have adoptedwe have adopted
you have adoptedyou have adopted
he/she/it has adoptedthey have adopted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been adoptingwe have been adopting
you have been adoptingyou have been adopting
he/she/it has been adoptingthey have been adopting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I adoptedwe adopted
you adoptedyou adopted
he/she/it adoptedthey adopted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was adoptingwe were adopting
you were adoptingyou were adopting
he/she/it was adoptingthey were adopting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had adoptedwe had adopted
you had adoptedyou had adopted
he/she/it had adoptedthey had adopted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been adoptingwe had been adopting
you had been adoptingyou had been adopting
he/she/it had been adoptingthey had been adopting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will adoptwe shall/will adopt
you will adoptyou will adopt
he/she/it will adoptthey will adopt
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be adoptingwe shall/will be adopting
you will be adoptingyou will be adopting
he/she/it will be adoptingthey will be adopting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have adoptedwe shall/will have adopted
you will have adoptedyou will have adopted
he/she/it will have adoptedthey will have adopted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been adoptingwe shall/will have been adopting
you will have been adoptingyou will have been adopting
he/she/it will have been adoptingthey will have been adopting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would adoptwe should/would adopt
you would adoptyou would adopt
he/she/it would adoptthey would adopt
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be adoptingwe should/would be adopting
you would be adoptingyou would be adopting
he/she/it would be adoptingthey would be adopting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have adoptedwe should/would have adopted
you would have adoptedyou would have adopted
he/she/it would have adoptedthey would have adopted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been adoptingwe should/would have been adopting
you would have been adoptingyou would have been adopting
he/she/it would have been adoptingthey would have been adopting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am adoptedwe are adopted
you are adoptedyou are adopted
he/she/it is adoptedthey are adopted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being adoptedwe are being adopted
you are being adoptedyou are being adopted
he/she/it is being adoptedthey are being adopted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been adoptedwe have been adopted
you have been adoptedyou have been adopted
he/she/it has been adoptedthey have been adopted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was adoptedwe were adopted
you were adoptedyou were adopted
he/she/it was adoptedthey were adopted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being adoptedwe were being adopted
you were being adoptedyou were being adopted
he/she/it was being adoptedthey were being adopted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been adoptedwe had been adopted
you had been adoptedyou had been adopted
he/she/it had been adoptedthey had been adopted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be adoptedwe shall/will be adopted
you will be adoptedyou will be adopted
he/she/it will be adoptedthey will be adopted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been adoptedwe shall/will have been adopted
you will have been adoptedyou will have been adopted
he/she/it will have been adoptedthey will have been adopted