Definitions for co-optation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. co-option, co-optation(noun)

    the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)

  2. co-option, co-optation(noun)

    the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of co-optation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of co-optation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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