Co-optation - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkəʊɒpˈteɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌkəʊɒpˈteɪʃən|

noun

- the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership) (syn: co-option)
- the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent) (syn: co-option)
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