An "adoption" in chess is when one player beats another 10 in a row in the same time control, with no draws.
An adoption occurred on Chess Grandmaster Eric Hansen's twitch stream when he was challenged by Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura and proceeded to lose ten games in a row to Hikaru.
by VictoryCondition March 5, 2019
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a term used to describe a process where a child in unable to be cared for by the birth parents and is adopted into a foster family. The birth parents are not allowed contact with the child until he/she turns 18.
Adoption can have major affects on the child such as depression and withdrawl syptoms.
the 17 year old teenager put her baby up for adoption because she felt she couldn't provide the child with a normal family life.

The child was put up for adoption because the parents were incapable of looking after him/her
by {Emma} = me May 8, 2007
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The cover story for when you are caught talking or meeting with someone you shouldn't be associating with.
"When Melania asked why Don was texting Vlad late at night, he said it was to talk about adoption.
by PresidentTaftThatAss July 20, 2017
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A person that doesn't need to be sad because they are adopted. Some people are actually happy in adopted families.
" I'm adopted"

"That's cool!It doesn't change anything your still the same person "
by who else..? November 23, 2014
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What I am. Something that not only happens to a person but plays a major part in shaping who they are, what they do and how they treat others. It's no ones fault. Understand, Deal and Move On. You'll only burn if you can't get past it.
You still want me right?
Of course
by Maddy March 30, 2005
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A term usually seen on furry art sites such as DeviantART, Inkbunny, etc. An adoptable is a custom-made cartoon/furry character, specificly made to be sold to someone who is unoriginal and/or too lazy to make their own unique character. Adoptables are usually auctioned off and end up going for ridiculous amounts, even surpassing $200 at times.
Artist: Adoptable for auction! She is an adorable husky with a big love for cookies!

Guy 1: I bid $10!
Guy 2: NO! I get to have her! $20!
Guy 1: $30!
Guy 2: $100!! No, $200!!!
Guy 1: Chill, dude. You can have her, jeez.
by Shadow Silverclaw March 27, 2015
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