co-optation definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of cooptation.
    • The work of choosing; choice; choice.
    • selecting a fresh member (usually by a vote of existing account). See co-opt{2}.
    • the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent).
    • solution; selection overall; mutual choice.
    • especially Co√∂perative option; election; especially, election to membership in a committee, board, or society by its present people.
    • selecting a brand new user (usually by a vote associated with existing membership)
    • the act of appointing summarily (with or minus the appointee's permission)

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