Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Choice; selection in general; mutual choice.
  • noun Specifically Coöperative choice; election; especially, election to membership in a committee, board, or society by its existing members.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The act of choosing; selection; choice.
  • noun the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership). See co-opt{2}.
  • noun the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of cooptation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)
  • noun the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)

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