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    Itasan is offline Member
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    adopt - to officially choose someone to represent a political party in an election
    This use of 'adopt' seems to be British usage.
    What is the American equivalent?
    Thank you.

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    Re: adopt

    What comes to mind is nominate.

    Sorry for the late reply.

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