Definition of 'adopter'
Example sentences containing 'adopter'
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This is the large group of potential adopters who have been rejected.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It specifically seeks out prospective adopters who would make a close match to children seeing permanent new homes.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Many prospective adopters feel they are forgotten once they have gone through the lengthy and challenging process of approval.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
An innovative programme that places babies removed from their families with prospective adopters rather than foster parents should also become the norm.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Sadly, potential adopters can change their minds at any point.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He is a delightful little boy and we would encourage any prospective adopters to at least find out a little more about him.The Sun (2011)
It is perhaps not surprising that one in four families who put themselves forward as prospective adopters are told their services are not required.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Surveys have found that one in four would-be adopters are turned away at the point of their first inquiry.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He recommended a new system that would remove the barriers between fostering and adoption and encourage prospective adopters to care for children from the outset.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Indeed, it only takes a few early adopters to step out in tights and little else for thousands to follow.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Foster parents, carers and potential adopters will have the same right as parents and relatives of the child to put their case in court.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But if we improve the profile for adoption and encourage more prospective adopters to come forward, social workers will find their hand is strengthened.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Early adopters will include utility and energy companies, local councils, and companies and individuals who want to be seen to be green.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And he is already looking at ways in which we can improve the assessment of potential adopters, which is painfully slow and off-putting.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2010)
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