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co-opt
American English: /koʊˈɑpt/

transitive verb

  • to co-opt somebody onto a committee
    invitar a alguien a formar parte de una comisión
    Example sentences
    • This Committee is authorised to co-opt more members, if necessary.
    • The members will be considering their options and deciding whether or not to co-opt new members onto the committee at this stage.
    • It was agreed that the officers would have the power to co-opt three members to act with them on the committee.

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