adopt a policy

проводить политику

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  • adopt — a‧dopt [əˈdɒpt ǁ əˈdɑːpt] noun [transitive] 1. if you adopt a new method, process etc, you start to use it: • All US companies are required to adopt the new standards. 2. MARKETING to start using a product, especially a new product, usually with… …   Financial and business terms

  • Adopt — A*dopt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adopted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adopting}.] [L. adoptare; ad + optare to choose, desire: cf. F. adopter. See {Option}.] 1. To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; esp. to take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • policy — I n. plan principle 1) to adopt, establish, formulate, set a policy 2) to adhere to, follow, pursue; carry out, implement a policy 3) to form, shape a policy 4) a cautious; clear, clear cut; conciliatory; deliberate; established, set; firm;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • adopt — a|dopt W2S2 [əˈdɔpt US əˈda:pt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(child)¦ 2 adopt an approach/policy/attitude etc 3¦(style/manner)¦ 4¦(law/rule)¦ 5¦(name/country etc)¦ 6¦(election)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: adopter, from Latin adoptare, from ad …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • adopt — verb 1 child ADVERB ▪ legally ▪ The child has now been legally adopted. PHRASES ▪ have sb adopted ▪ She was forced to have her baby adopted. 2 take and use s …   Collocations dictionary

  • adopt — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French adopter, from Latin adoptare, from ad + optare to choose Date: 1500 transitive verb 1. to take by choice into a relationship; especially to take voluntarily (a child of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adopt — 01. Profits in our company have risen by over 12 percent since we [adopted] our new sales strategy. 02. They decided to [adopt] a child after they realized they weren t able to have one of their own. 03. After many years of refusing pets in our… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • policy — noun 1 plan of action ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, coherent ▪ explicit, specific ▪ strict ▪ conscious, deliberate …   Collocations dictionary

  • adopt — verb (T) 1 CHILD to legally make another person s child part of your family so that he or she becomes one of your own children: My mother was adopted when she was four. compare foster 1 (1) 2 adopt an approach/strategy/policy to start to use a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Policy memo — A policy memo is a brief (2 3 pages) memo targeted to a specific audience, usually policy makers, advocating a policy with just sufficient analysis of alternatives regarding a current policy debate. The purpose of a policy memo is to convince the …   Wikipedia

  • adopt — verb /ʌˈdɑpt/ a) To take by choice into relationship, as, child, heir, friend, citizen, etc.; especially to take voluntarily (a child of other parents) to be in the place of, or as, ones own child. A friend of mine recently adopted a Chinese baby …   Wiktionary


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