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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: co-opt (0.00901 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to co-opt.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: co-opt co-opt v 1: choose or elect as a fellow member or colleague; “The church members co-opted individuals from similar backgrounds to replenish the congregation” 2: neutralize or win over through assimilation into an established group; “We co-opted the independent minority tribes by pulling them into the Northern Alliance” 3: appoint summarily or commandeer; “The army tried to co-opt peasants into civil defence groups” 4: take or assume for one's own use; “He co-opted the criticism and embraced it”
English → English (gcide) Definition: co-opt co-opt \co-opt"\, coopt \co*["o]pt"\, v. t. [See Co["o]ptate. Cf. F. coopter.] To choose or elect in concert with another. [R.] [1913 Webster] Each of the hundred was to co["o]pt three others. --Jowett (Thucyd.). [1913 Webster] 2. To choose or elect as a colleague or fellow member of a group; as, The church members co-opted individuals from similar backgrounds to replenish the congregation. [PJC + WordNet 1.5] 3. To assimilate (a smaller group) into a larger group. [PJC] 4. To persuade an opponent to join one's own side. [PJC] 5. To appoint summarily (with or without the appointee's consent). [WordNet 1.5] 6. To appropriate (something rightly belonging to another) as one's own; to preempt; as, to co-opt someone's name. [PJC]

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