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Meaning of "co-option" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CO-OPTION

co-option  [ˈkəʊɒpʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CO-OPTION

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Co-Option is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CO-OPTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Co-option

Co-option has two common meanings: ▪ the process of adding members to an elected or appointed group at the discretion of members of the body in order to fill vacancies, or to appoint additional members if permitted by the group's Constitution or rules. ▪ the process by which a group subsumes or assimilates a smaller or weaker group with related interests; or, similarly, the process by which one group gains converts from another group by attempting to replicate the aspects that they find appealing without adopting the full program or ideals.

Definition of co-option in the English dictionary

The definition of co-option in the dictionary is the act of co-opting.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CO-OPTION


absorption
əbˈsɔːpʃən
assumption
əˈsʌmpʃən
caption
ˈkæpʃən
conception
kənˈsɛpʃən
consumption
kənˈsʌmpʃən
cooption
kəʊˈɒpʃən
corruption
kəˈrʌpʃən
description
dɪˈskrɪpʃən
Egyptian
ɪˈdʒɪpʃən
exception
ɪkˈsɛpʃən
inscription
ɪnˈskrɪpʃən
option
ˈɒpʃən
perception
pəˈsɛpʃən
preoption
priːˈɒpʃən
prescription
prɪˈskrɪpʃən
readoption
ˌriːəˈdɒpʃən
reception
rɪˈsɛpʃən
redemption
rɪˈdɛmpʃən
subscription
səbˈskrɪpʃən
swaption
ˈswɒpʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CO-OPTION

co-member
co-occur
co-occurrence
co-operationist
co-operatively
co-operativeness
co-operator
co-opetition
co-optation
co-optative
co-ordinated
co-ordinately
co-ordinateness
co-ordinative
co-ordinator
co-owner
co-ownership
co-presidency
co-president
co-produce

WORDS THAT END LIKE CO-OPTION

accreditation
adaption
adoption
adsorption
alcohol consumption
contraception
deception
disruption
encryption
energy consumption
eruption
exemption
inception
interception
interruption
job description
misconception
presumption
recaption
resumption
wedding reception

Synonyms and antonyms of co-option in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «co-option» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CO-OPTION

Find out the translation of co-option to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of co-option from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «co-option» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

增选
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cooptación
570 millions of speakers

English

co-option
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सह विकल्प
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شارك في الخيار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кооптации
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cooptação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহ-বিকল্প
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cooptation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pilihan bersama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Co- Option
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

共同オプション
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공동 옵션
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Co-pilihan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồng lựa chọn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இணை விருப்பத்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सह-पर्याय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ko-opsiyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cooptazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Opcja współpracy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кооптації
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

co- opțiune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συν - επιλογή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mede- opsie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

co - option
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

co - alternativet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of co-option

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CO-OPTION»

The term «co-option» is regularly used and occupies the 96.142 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CO-OPTION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about co-option

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CO-OPTION»

Discover the use of co-option in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to co-option and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Alliance Advantage: The Art of Creating Value Through Partnering
This chapter begins with a review of what makes contributions most valuable in the three main value creation logics we developed in Chapter 3: co-option, cospecialization, and leaming/intemaliza- tion. Here we present analysis of how skill ...
Yves L. Doz, Gary Hamel, 1998
2
Postcolonial Indian Writing: Between Co-Option and Resistance
On the postindependence Indian writing in English and representation of British rule and England in it; a study.
Meenakshi Sharma, 2003
3
The Evolution of Adaptive Systems: The General Theory of ...
Duplications in kni/knrl diverged in time of expression, not protein function. As stated by Raff (1996), duplication and divergence are linked to the fact that genetic and developmental co-option is the origin of truly new features in evolution ...
James Patrick Brock, 2000
4
Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond
Governance boards are helpful because they weaken the psychological isolation of the organization by being its shielded mouthpiece. Co-option Selznick (1948, 34) defines co-option (or co-optation) as "the process of absorbing new elements  ...
Abdulkader H. Sinno, 2008
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Evolution: A Developmental Approach
It is now time to connect the gene-level concept of co-option with the organism- level concept of exaptationg, and then to connect co-option with the idea of developmental bias. Further conceptual connections will follow later, especially in ...
Wallace Arthur, 2010
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The Politics that Make Presidents: Third Party Issue ...
cases of pre-emptive co-option, but polls are a generalized, objective criterion for inclusion- a must for a predictive theory. If a third party threatens to contest consecutive elections, post-hoc co-option at the beginning of a president's first term ...
Evan Spencer Jones, 2008
7
Angiogenesis in Brain Tumors
An alternative mechanism to conventional tumor-related sprouting angiogenesis is the exploitation of existing vessels by the tumor also referred to as co-option. For example, bronchial carcinomas use the alveolar capillaries by lining along the ...
Matthias Kirsch, Peter McL. Black, 2004
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Seeing What's Next: Using the Theories of Innovation to ...
Lack of Fully Developed Asymmetries Make Co-option a Natural Choice Incumbents can't flee when they have no up-market to penetrate. When else are incumbents strongly motivated to respond to disruptive attackers? When an entrant ...
Clayton Christensen, Scott Anthony, Erik A. Roth, 2013
9
Understanding the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
most, this paucity in leadership is, among other things, a result of the co-option of the black leaders that were visibly active in the sixties, into what Lucius Barker describes as "the institutional citadels of power in the United States."26 In his ...
John Fobanjong, 2001
10
Mutation-Driven Evolution
Gene Co-Option and Horizontal Gene Transfer As discussed above, the evolution of genes usually occurs through nucleotide changes or gene duplication in the protein—coding or regulatory regions of DNAs. In some cases, however, new ...
Masatoshi Nei, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CO-OPTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term co-option is used in the context of the following news items.
1
When Registrar fails to notify election results!
... one Functional director (Two if Directors 1re 17 or more) are optional for a society to appoint by co-option to Committee after it is constituted. «Indian Cooperative, Jul 15»
2
Corporate law newsletter - June 2015 - I The appointment and …
The co-option as well as the appointment by the supervisory board or by the audit committee shall be submitted for ratification in the first ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
3
Hugh Roberts
A key part of their strategy was the co-option and manipulation, as front-men, of Syrian democrats like Ghalioun. On 23 August a body called the Syrian National ... «London Review of Books, Jul 15»
4
CRITICAL MASS Young makes music he wants, not always a good …
Just recently he objected to Donald Trump's co-option of his song "Rockin' in the Free World" (an indictment of George H.W. Bush's ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
5
DUXFORD NEWS: Great start to July for Parish Council and village
Firstly, Duxford Parish Council is back up to full strength with the co-option of four excellent new councillors – and, secondly, the District Council ... «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
6
Revisiting the bond
From the sound of it, it seems that the next casualty of co-option will be Raksha Bandhan. The Prime Minister has already made an opening ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
7
Cost of Parish Council by-election could exceed £10000, claims chair
While co-option could see two new councillors appointed without a mandate during what will without doubt be the most critical period in its 20 ... «Colnbrook Views, Jul 15»
8
Multi-channel distribution must be encouraged in insurance
In these areas, the agent is a repository of huge goodwill and information and his or her co-option is central to this process. The insurance ... «Business Today, Jul 15»
9
Activist angry that 'expensive' by election confirmed after Curtis …
Some councillors also expressed surprise that 10 signatures had been found to force a by election rather than make a co-option. Mr Curtis, a ... «Wisbech Standard, Jul 15»
10
Iraqi Voices Are Screaming from Far Away
... the Great Iraqi Revolution” wrote to “the Heroic Syrian Revolution” offering support, encouraging nonviolence, and warning against co-option. «CounterPunch, Jul 15»

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