Example sentences for: adopt

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  • For something like the sixth time in a month, a businessman I was talking to had just declared, in the tones of someone stating a profound insight, that the modern world economy no longer has room for scores of different national currencies--that the inexorable logic of globalization will soon force most countries to adopt the dollar, the euro, or the yen as their means of exchange.

  • During this same Congress there were also proposals to adopt the metric system of weights and measures as the official American standard.

  • The woodblock prints of the late 18 th century adopt technicolored effects drawn from many different traditions, including Western perspective--which struck Japanese artists as a tricky and artificial set of rules.

  • In surveying the growing number of studies and claims of new cells that can acquire some type of heart cell phenotype in vitro or in vivo (for a review see [6]), it will become increasingly important to create a set of rigorous criteria that would distinguish between the following: authentic progenitor cells that are already committed to the cardiac lineage; pluripotent stem cells that can infrequently adopt the cardiac phenotype; phenotypic drift of other muscle progenitors with an increased propensity to enter cardiac lineages; and a variety of other cell types that can aberrantly express cardiac markers ectopically or by fusion with neighboring cardiac muscle cells.

  • 4. Adopt Me!


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