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- n. Alternative spelling of cooption.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as co-optation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)
- n. the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"It's called co-option -- you become part of the system when you make a deal with them," said Mike Saulenas, 60, a member of the group.
But I'm excited that this may be the co-option of 'courtier's response' for ID – an anchored web of self-referential nonsense offered as an detailed exposition of design detection.
RTH: But I'm excited that this may be the co-option of 'courtier's response' for ID – an anchored web of self-referential nonsense offered as an detailed exposition of design detection.
At a recent EGM he handed over the proxy for his votes to the North London Valiants, who – with the weight of Williams's equity behind them – forced the co-option of Mark Sims as a Vale director.
While there are certainly obvious dangers lurking in organized religion, such as interpreting certain passages of Holy books to justify slavery, prejudice and violence towards women, Fela's co-option of some of those very same beliefs in his own relationships male dominance, child molestation, polygamy and domestic abuse while repudiating the rest, is blatant hypocrisy.
They are there to trouble what ought to be most certain to human life by suggesting that something will always elude co-option into the clear-cut or the fenced-in.
It will then propose for co-option some of the English game's most respected figures, such as Manchester United's FA board member, David Gill, or the retired former referee David Elleray.
Wested Interests use co-option of specific sub-classes of the Polity to advance their own agenda -- classic Politics.
Can we please stay in the realm of reality here and say "some psychologists teach co-option"?
But, as with most victories won by social and political movements, the taste of success is accompanied by the threat of co-option.